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Mamacita

by Michelle Anne Schingler

Immigrant Andrea Pons’s vibrant cookbook "Mamacita" gathers the dishes that helped her to maintain a strong sense of culture while she was away from her first home. Noting that Mexican life “revolves around the next meal,” Pons’s... Read More

Book Review

The Mexican Vegetarian Cookbook

by Rachel Jagareski

"The Mexican Vegetarian Cookbook" is a dazzling, rich text that highlights the skill of maestras throughout Mexico’s diverse regions, relating how vegetables and herbs are the foundation of disparate dishes in the national cuisine. The... Read More

Book Review

The Modern Hippie Table

by Rachel Jagareski

Boho chic and South Floridian, blogger Lauren Thomas’s "The Modern Hippie Table" dispenses recipes, advice, menus, and decorating ideas with her trademark “laid-back elegance.” Featuring comfort foods, easy dishes, memorable... Read More

Book Review

Forever Beirut

by Rachel Jagareski

As chef and philanthropist José Andrés notes in his heartfelt introduction: Barbara Abdeni Massad’s cookbook "Forever Beirut" captures the dynamic, cosmopolitan spirit of the Middle Eastern city, all with the hope that someday its... Read More

Book Review

Wildcrafted Vinegars

by Rachel Jagareski

"Wildcrafted Vinegars" completes Pascal Baudar’s trilogy of primers on crafting fermented foods and beverages. With over 100 recipes, inviting photographs, and detailed information about sourcing and creating vinegars from foraged... Read More

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Tastes Better from Scratch Cookbook

by Ho Lin

Tastes Better from Scratch is a solid, meat-and-potatoes cookbook that will inspire cooks at all levels. Sometimes simple is best when it comes to food, as Lauren Allen’s Tastes Better from Scratch demonstrates. Allen specializes in... Read More

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