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The I-Can't-Chew Cookbook

by Sally Ketchum

This unusual cookbook offers more than two hundred appealing “soft food” recipes with ingredients that are finely chopped, softened, or soaked. The recipes are sensibly organized by category: drinks and soups to desserts. The high... Read More

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When Raccoons Fall through Your Ceiling

by Sally Ketchum

One of this book’s most important virtues is the balance that the author achieves in her approach to her subject. Her fair-mindedness lends authority to her commentary on human interaction (often dangerously close interaction) with... Read More

Book Review

Party Nuts!

by Sally Ketchum

Cookbooks that are enticing, but specific, that are sensible, but exciting, are always welcome to a cook’s library. This is such a book. Its audience will include not only cooks who like to entertain, but also those who cook for... Read More

Book Review

Seafood Grilling

by Sally Ketchum

Thirty years ago Hansen grilled wild king salmon for 500 guests who attended her wedding, and she has studied, cooked, and promoted seafood ever since. In this, her sixth seafood cookbook, she shares her knowledge, recipes, and methods... Read More

Book Review

Honey

by Sally Ketchum

What makes a certain honey a Silver Spoon Selection? According to the author, “A flavor so nuanced that it is best appreciated in tiny discrete amounts. Honey that you would choose to eat from a spoon.” In this respectful voice,... Read More

Book Review

The Vegetable Gardener's Bible

by Sally Ketchum

Vegetable plants can get too much nitrogen. Garden pests can be confused by strong-scented companion planting. Peppers “love to hold hands,” i.e. to be planted close together. Along with both general and specific instructions for... Read More

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