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Cookbook Club – Lidia’s Favorite Recipes

This month our group tried recipes from Lidia’s Favorite Recipes by Lidia Bastianich. The members of the group were enthusiastic about delving into Lidia’s cookbook (some even had their own copy) and the results were delicious. The adjustment that came up the most was adding less garlic than the recipe called for (and you could … Continue reading

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Cookbook Club – Modern German Cookbook

This month our group tried recipes from Frank Rosin’s Modern German Cookbook. While everything was tasty and not too difficult to make, many said that they had to make tweaks or changes to the recipe (or if they didn’t they would if they tried it again). Overall though most were underwhelmed with the cookbook itself. … Continue reading

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Cookbook Club – Indian for Everyone

This month the group tried out recipe’s from Indian for Everyone by Anupy Singla. Feelings about this book were mixed. While the food itself was mostly positive the book is a bit intense for those unfamiliar with Indian cooking (a lot of spice work). Some took this as an opportunity to try completely new things and … Continue reading

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Cookbook Club – Gordon Ramsay’s Fast Food

This month the Cookbook Club tried out recipes from Gordon Ramsay’s Fast Food: More than 100 Delicious, Super-Fast, and Easy Recipes by Gordon Ramsay. While all the dishes brought to the meeting were delicious (and some of them easy) most of the group members in attendance found the overall book to be not so super-fast or … Continue reading

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Cookbook Club – Comfort Food Make Overs: All Your Favorites Made Lighter

In February, the Cookbook Club read and cooked from Comfort Food Makeovers: All Your Favorites Made Lighter by America’s Test Kitchen. This book was no one’s favorite of our selections so far. The general consensus seemed to be, if you’re going to treat yourself to some comfort food, then have the real thing. Another point the group … Continue reading

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Cookbook Club – Weeknights with Giada

January’s Cookbook Club brought in recipes from Giada de Laurentiis‘s Weeknights with Giada: Quick and Simple Recipes to Revamp Dinner. Overall this book went over well. The recipes were actually simple and easy to follow, with little to no tweaking needed to make them work – most of the changes were done by preference of … Continue reading