Tag: cooking

Healthy Food Can Be Fun: Bill & Claire Wurtzel’s Artistic Approach to Eating

Healthy Food Can Be Fun: Bill & Claire Wurtzel’s Artistic Approach to Eating

Cindy: Apparently Bill Wurtzel never heard that you weren’t supposed to play with your food . . . or he is just a rebel at heart. What started as a way to amuse his wife has turned into art and a couple of books. The latest is Funny Food Made Easy (2016) and it encourages […]

Book Trailer Thursday: Pies and Tarts

Do you have two minutes? “Boom, pie.” Or at least, Boom, this trailer where making a galette des rois looks almost that easy. (My fellow Booklisters will want to pay special attention at 1:52.) Stephane Reynaud’s Pies and Tarts (Melville House) also catalogs many of the savory pies prepared as main dishes on the other side of […]

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Summer Reading: At Last!

Summer Reading: At Last!

(To help you prepare for the outdoor reading season, each week we’re sharing a list from a different Booklist editor. —Ed.) For 30 odd years I’ve been putting books on a shelf in my office to read “someday.” Well, someday has arrived. I am cutting my Booklist hours significantly, leaving me at least some time to read what I […]

Book Trailer Thursday: Melt: The Art of Macaroni and Cheese

This trailer for Melt: The Art of Macaroni and Cheese (Little, Brown), by Stephanie Stiavetti and Garrett McCord, might make it hard to eat that austere salad you brought for lunch, unless your salad is a macaroni and cheese salad, of course. But wait, mac and cheese can be salad too? I can tell you already stopped listening! Let the book’s svelte author-chefs […]

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Dear Julia by Amy Bronwen Zemser

Dear Julia by Amy Bronwen Zemser

Lynn: We both love food, cooking and, of course, books about food so how Dear Julia (HarperCollins/Greenwillow, 2008) flew under our radar is a mystery. Happily I got the opportunity to read this during the holiday and started pestering Cindy immediately with demands that she read this right away! (I have found this technique distracts […]