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The Cookie Collection

by Rachel Jagareski

Brian Hart Hoffman’s "The Cookie Collection" includes 128 recipes from the popular Bake from Scratch magazine that are focused on the “humble heroes of the bake sale.” Despite cupcakes muscling their way to the top of baking lists,... Read More

Book Review

Baltimore Lives

by Rachel Jagareski

"Baltimore Lives" collects 101 black-and-white portraits of residents of the city’s neglected neighborhoods by John Clark Mayden. As noted in the eloquent foreword, they show “the everyday beauty and pain of Black life in... Read More

Book Review

Gather

by Rachel Jagareski

David Robertson of Vancouver’s Dirty Apron Cooking School and Delicatessen shares rustic yet sophisticated recipes and cooking advice in "Gather", an inviting cookbook tailored for relaxed sharing in the “collective joy” of... Read More

Book Review

Sallie Ann Robinson's Kitchen

by Rachel Jagareski

Sixth generation Gullah and Native American Daufuskie Island native Sallie Ann Robinson’s heartfelt cooking compilation is studded with history, folklore, and color photos of the long-isolated South Carolina sea island, personalized... Read More

Book Review

Meat Planet

by Rachel Jagareski

Benjamin Aldes Wurgaft’s "Meat Planet" is a thoughtful examination of the technological, ethical, and cultural issues swirling around the development of artificial flesh. It’s a quick-witted, journalistic survey of lab-cultured... Read More

Book Review

Tree of Life

by Rachel Jagareski

"Tree of Life" is a dynamic retrospective of Tim Biskup’s paintings, sculptures, and artistic philosophy. His art career balanced chaos with strategy before it veered from showing at galleries to working and interacting with people... Read More

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