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Cookbook – Cooking Techniques and Recipes with Olive Oil

Cooking Techniques and Recipes with Olive Oil Book

Cooking with olive oil is more than salad dressing. Review of new cookbook , Cooking Techniques and Recipes with Olive Oil, by Mary Platis & Laura Rashar, Read More »

Review: Melissa’s Hatch Chile Cookbook and Giveaway

Melissa's Hatch Chile Cook book recipe Hatch Chile Cornbread

Melissa’s Hatch Chile Cookbook A little spice makes everything nice, especially when it comes to Hatch Chiles. Hatch Chile have a unique flavor, meaty flesh  come in a variety of heat levels from very mild to very hot, making them very versatile in recipes.   I recently picked up a copy of Melissa’s Hatch Chile Cookbook, written by Sharon Hernandez ... Read More »

Eat St Season 4 and Cookbook: An Interview with the Food Network’s James Cunningham


Today I interviewed James Cunningham, the host of  Eat St.television  show  on the Food Network (Cooking Channel). We discussed food trucks,  season four of Eat St., the new Eat St. cookbook, and even touched on the meaning of life. The first thing James told  me was, “Life is too short for bad food and cheap wine!” James is a comedian ... Read More »

Top 50 Nutrient Dense Fruits & Vegetables: New Cookbook Makes It Delicious


Feeling frumpy from Holiday indulgence?! Perhaps you had a one night stand with a box of See’s chocolates? No need to answer, I won’t judge 😉 Every January I pay penance for my gastromic indiscretions by doing extra exercise and amping up my intake of plant based foods. As you plan your ritual post-holiday detox period, you should consider which ... Read More »