‘Tis the Season to Cook – New Title Tuesday

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I wanted some inspiration for holiday meals.  Thankfully, there are some new cookbooks that are full of great ideas. The New Essentials Cookbook: A Modern Guide to Better Cooking from America's Test Kitchen, Wine Food: New Adventures in Drinking and Cooking by Dana Frank and Andrea Slonecker, and Feast: Food of … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season to Cook – New Title Tuesday

Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat by Bee Wilson, a Book Review

Let me be real with you: I can't cook.  At all.  Boiling water for pasta is about the extent of my kitchen skills. But what I do love is microhistory.  Knowing how things got to be the way they are is absolutely fascinating to me.   In Consider the Fork, Bee Wilson takes the reader through the … Continue reading Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat by Bee Wilson, a Book Review