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by Sally Bernstein

June 28, 2002
The July issue of Food and Wine magazine features America's Best New Chefs. This annual honor recognizes 10 young chefs, 8 men and 2 women, from across the U.S. Recipes included.

June 25, 2002
Earl Grey tea was named after a British Prime Minister, after a trip to China in 1830. Mush of this tea is scented with natural oil from the peel of bergamot, a Canton orange.

June 21, 2002
Spanish Home Cooking by Miriam Kelen is a tour of the kitchens of Spain with over 180 recipes from 8 provinces, all home-tested. Highlights and anecdotes from Kelen's trips make this book special as well as the full color photography.

June 18, 2002
The Classic Zucchini Cookbook by Ralston, Jordan and Chesman has 225 recipes for all kinds of squash. This revised version is ready for summer zucchini overload time.

June 16, 2002
American Pie, by award-winning journalist and restaurant critic for the New York Daily News Pascale Le Draoulec, is an examination of the state of pie in America. During a cross country drive from California to New York, Le Draoulec discovered pie bakers, pie recipes and pie lore.

June 13, 2002
DUCASSE FLAVORS OF FRANCE by Alain Ducasse is a beautiful coffee table book with exquisite photographs and recipes. Alain Ducasse is the only chef with six Michelin stars to his credit and after reading and using this book, it is easy to see why.

June 9, 2002
Saffron, introduced to Spain in the 8th century, comes from La Mancha. It takes 250,000 crocuses to produce just one pound of saffron. A small pinch is all it takes to flavor rice for a dozen people. This exotic and very expensive ingredient is critical to the making of a fine paella.

June 7, 2002
Dressed To Grill: Savvy Recipes for Girls who Play with Fire by Karen Brooks, Diane Morgan, and Reed Darmon is a great summer cookbook.Women take back the light! Finally, a grilling cookbook that puts gals in charge of the coals.

June 5, 2002
Nuevo Latino by Douglas Rodriquez is now in paperback! Rodriquez is regarded as a culinary pioneer for introducing a dazzling, seductive blend of South, Central, and North American cooking to the U.S.

June 3, 2002
"Melons for the Passionate Grower is the rarest of garden books, the kind that seems utterly complete and completely useful."...so say the New York Times Book Review. This new book by Amy Goldman is both a celebration of the rich gifts of these fruits and a cautionary tale of how many of these treats nearly went extinct.

June 1, 2002
Fiesta Mexicali by popular Arizona television host Kelley Coffeen offers simple Mexican cuisine with an American twist. Think light and healthy eating as well as quick and easy preparation.

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