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Extra posts, recipes, comments, thoughts, etc…

Rachel Ray’s Oven Steak Fries

Apparently we forgot to take a picture of this one, but it was so good we wanted to share anyway. Enjoy! 5 russet potatoes, with skins, cut into thin wedges 3 Tbsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 tsp dried thyme 1 … Continue reading

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Cookbooks: wrap-up

I wanted to wrap up our little series of posts on cookbooks by talking about what we are doing next.  This blog started out as a way to explore our collection of cookbooks. When we began, we were eating out … Continue reading

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Cookbooks: recipe books

Today I’m going to discuss a type of cookbook which I call a recipe book. I define these a being cookbooks which are primarily just a list of recipes.  These are exemplified by cookbooks such as a church, school, or … Continue reading

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Cookbooks: picture books

The category of cookbooks that I’m discussing today is picture books. These are the typical coffee table books with lots of glossy pictures and usually a picture or several pictures for each recipe.  Examples include: Mushrooms Food Network Kitchens Cookbook … Continue reading

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Cookbooks: cooking books

As we continue this series I am going to focus on different types of cookbooks along with their pros and cons. The first type I am going to address is my personal favorite, and that is what I will call … Continue reading

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Cookbooks: paper vs electronic

Paper cookbooks vs electronic; dead trees vs the interwebs.  There is a big argument going right now over whether paper or electronic cookbooks (or all books for that matter) are better.  I am sure that a similar argument was had … Continue reading

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Cookbooks: introduction

I have been doing some thinking about recipes lately.  More specifically about how we find and use them.  Obviously picking a recipe to cook is a big part of our blog, and we tend to be fairly narrowly focused in … Continue reading

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