Cookbook Review: The Life of Tea

Cookbook Review: The Life of Tea

  After water, mankind drinks tea more than any other beverage. Those tea leaves have twice the caffeine of coffee beans, though most teas reduce the caffeine content per cup to less than half of coffee. Tea drinking is relatively new, less than five thousand...
Cookbook Review: New York Cocktails

Cookbook Review: New York Cocktails

  Sometimes a big thing can come in a small package. New York Cocktails is just 5 ½ by 7 ½ inches. It is thick though, 352 pages thick. And it is powerful. Author Amanda Schuster is a New Yorker who loves cocktails, loves them so much she lives them, breathes...
Cookbook Review: Michel Roux Cheese

Cookbook Review: Michel Roux Cheese

  It is so simple to describe this book: essential. Perhaps you know Michel Roux from his earlier works: Pastry, Eggs, and Desserts. Suzi and I have those three books on the bookshelf closest to our kitchen island. We want to be able to “grab and go.” This latest...
Cookbook Review: Totally Buf

Cookbook Review: Totally Buf

  It’s January 7th. How is it going? You know, your New Year’s resolutions to eat better, exercise more, be better. We can all use a little help. Here’s a lot, a boatload of help. Totally Buf is targeted to women but the exercises and the 100 recipes work for...