Posts tagged "cookbooks"
Bing In The Holidays: BBQ, Cocktail, Coffee & Cookbook Gifts For The Dudes In Your Life

Bing In The Holidays: BBQ, Cocktail, Coffee & Cookbook Gifts For The Dudes In Your Life

For some reason I tend to get stumped when trying to find new and unique gifts for the guys in my life. My father beats me by buying every gadget and do-dad before I have the chance to swoop them up for him. The guy friends are highly stylish and I find it challenging to...
Mo' MoVida: Melbourne Gets Spanish

Mo’ MoVida: Melbourne Gets Spanish

Over the last few years I’ve started to see a massive shift with the types of photos and souvenirs I collect while traveling. Food. It’s all about the food. What it looked like, what it tasted like, if there is a cookbook associated with it and if we can replicate the experience once we’re back...
The non-cookbook cookbook

The non-cookbook cookbook

If you’re like me, you don’t always refer to a cookbook for recipe inspiration. I had accumulated a mountain… at least 2 years worth of various food magazines before moving into our new house… which now has become a tangled mess of individual pages hiding in various cupboards and drawers in our kitchen.  All in...
Book Report: Summer Reading

Book Report: Summer Reading

Finished Bourdain’s Medium Raw a few weeks ago. I have to admit, I always lag on the last few chapters of his writing because I just don’t want it to end. Yeah, I love him too. Here’s my current rotation of summer reads – If you can’t tell, I tend to work through a few...
Cooking in Style

Cooking in Style

I know, I know. Us Americans consider the true “bible of traditional French home cooking” being the lovely Julia Child’s Mastering the Art of French Cooking. But Ginette Mathiot’s I Know How To Cook takes 1,400 traditional recipes and gives them new life with adorable illustrations and fashionably minimalist photography. With a reputation of being...