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On My Shelf: Ready for Dessert

According to David Lebovitz, “Each year, hundreds of cookbooks are released, which means that inevitably, many must go to make room for the new.” One look through his latest book Ready for Dessert (his original title idea was David’s Greatest … Continue reading

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Hungry Girl: How to Cook with Non-Dairy Creamer

Several weeks ago, Amy Sherman gave me a cookbook entitled Hungry Girl: Recipes and Survival Strategies for Guilt-Free Eating in the Real World, because she knew it would drive me crazy. How well she knows me. I browsed through the … Continue reading

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Muscle Chow: Lessons in Gay Food Porn

A few weeks ago, I was watching To Be or Not To Be at a friend’s house where, after the film, I wandered into the kitchen to help myself to a glass of water. As I was drinking, I spied … Continue reading

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Kate Smith’s Favorite Recipes

Well, God Bless America, it’s Kate Smith! I’ve recently been given a book of her favorite recipes called, of all things, Kate Smith’s Favorite Recipes. If you know anything at all about me, or even care to, you know that … Continue reading

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Kill It and Grill It

… or The Carnivore’s Dilemma. Originally, I had thought to do a little post on yet another odd celebrity cookbook, this one by Ted (Cat Scratch Fever) Nugent and his wife, Shemane. I thought I might be able to write … Continue reading

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Celebrity Cooking

Like many of you out there in the land of food geekdom, I enjoy reading cookbooks. I do not enjoy reading all cookbooks, however. I am generally bored to tears by the big, slick coffee table tomes. Charlie Trotter? Forget … Continue reading

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