Posts in Cookbooks
Cobb Salad Redux for a Manhattan Project

The Lee J. Cobb Salad adapted from the Brown Derby Restaurant and David Lebovitz recipes for a hot summer night and a Manhattan cocktail tasting.

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Basque Books for Research for The Cooking Class in San Sebastian

I read many books about the Basques for The Cooking Class in San Sebastian.

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L.A.’s Legendary Restaurants

If you need a mini vacation away from the real world, you can hardly do better than to sit back and relax with George Geary’s new book, L.A.’s Legendary Restaurants - Celebrating the Famous Places Where Hollywood Ate, Drank and Played. It's sheer indulgence in the romance and glamour of Hollywood in the golden era.

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Local Cheese Tray for a Party

A cheese tray created from local cheeses showcases the farmers in your area and anchors the buffet at a party or wine tasting.

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Special Menu for New Friends

Entertaining is not always your dear old friends or family. How do you reciprocate when you’ve been wined and dined by people you don't know very well?

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Lark Style Savoy Cocktail Party

The longest running reading, tasting or cooking group I have ever participated in is loosely titled "Savoy". Originally named after Harry Craddock's book of prohibition era cocktail recipes served at the Savoy Hotel in London, we've since moved through that and on to The PDT Cocktail Book or...

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