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June 27, 2003
Pike Place Market Cookbook: Recipes, Anecdotes, and Personalities from Seattle's Renowned Public Market by Braiden Rex-Johnson: Seattle's Pike Place Market, one of the oldest public markets in the country, has a national reputation; it's one of the showcases of the bounty of the Pacific Northwest. Rex-Johnson spent a year interviewing the people who work at the market, from food sellers to restaurateurs, and collected their favorite recipes.
June 24, 2003
The Monterey Bay Aquarium in Monterey, CA is producing a "Seafood Watch" Seafood Guide (updated twice a year) that has three categories: Best Choices, Caution and Avoid. You can download this from their website, print it out and carry it with you. The current West Coast Seafood Guide covers Alaska, British Columbia, California, Oregon, U.S. & Washington.
June 21, 2003
The paperback addition of this popular book is now out: A Thousand Days in Venice by Marlena de Blasi is the delightful story of an American woman who meets an Italian man (who does not speak English) in Venice...an unexpected romance follows. Recipes are included.
June 19, 2003
Sales of white tea have risen sharply in the U.S. in line with the overall trend toward green tea. White tea comes from China, Sri Lanka and India and is created from a leaf which is plucked in the bud stage, slightly steamed and sun-dried. Because the leaflet does not develop chlorophyll, the tea produced is clear and colorless.
June 16, 2003
Russel Wright's Menu Cookbook: A Guide to Easier Entertaining by Ann Wright & Mindy Heiferling: this book is part art book and part cook book; it showcases the work of Russell Wright, known as a pioneer in mid-century modern design and lifestyle marketing, from his well-known and highly collectible china, flatware and furniture, to his book, Guide to Easier Living. This new book contains fifteen menus with 65 recipes, each easy to prepare, beautiful in presentation, and always delicious.
June 13, 2003
New update on Boca Raton and Delray Beach restaurants by Monty Preiser!
June 10, 2003
A Thousand Days in Venice by Marlena De Blasi: he saw her across the Piazza San Marco and fell in love from afar. When he sees her again in a Venice cafÚ a year later, he knows it is fate. He knows little English; and she, a divorced American chef, speaks only food-based Italian. Marlena thinks she is incapable of intimacy, that her heart has lost its capacity for romantic love. But within months of their first meeting, she has packed up her house in St. Louis to marry FernandoÖ‹the stranger,Š as she calls himÖand live in that achingly lovely city in which they met. Featuring Marlena‰s own incredible recipes, A Thousand Days in Venice is the enchanting true story of a woman who opens her heartÖand falls in love with both a man and a city.
June 8, 2003
Father's Day gift idea: Tony Casillo's Family Cookbook: A Treasure Trove of Recipes and Cooking Advice from a Dad to His Daughters--And to All Those Who Want to Cook and Eat. Written as a gift from a father to his daughters, Casillo has gathered family recipes and memories of a bygone age together with those acquired during his cooking time with his children. Liberally laced with tips and advice, many of the recipes offer variations that broaden the dishes further just by substituting ingredients.
June 6, 2003
The seventh Annual Kendall-Jackson Heirloom Tomato Festival will be Saturday, September 6, 2003 from 11am to 4pm. Tickets are available online. The annual celebration takes place amid lush gardens and walnut trees at the Kendall-Jackson Wine Center just north of Santa Rosa, CA.
June 3, 2003
Crazy From The Heat: Dave's Insanity Cookbook by Dave Hirschkop has more than 100 flaming recipes piled high with habaneros, jalapeöos, and the hottest sauces legal for human consumption. Brace yourself for a bowl of Asylum Chili with Eye-Popping Corn Cakes or Maniacal Mahi Mahi and Virulent VeggiesÖbecause these dishes aren‰t for wimps. One taste of Insanity Dave‰s fiery concoctions and you‰ll crave heat in everything you eat.
June 1, 2003
The All American Cheese and Wine Book by Laura Werlin: This is a very straightforward book, with chapters that include "All About Cheese," and "All About Wine." Here you will find the seven basic cheeses and how they are made, as well as information on winemaking and tasting. This is the author who, with The New American Cheese, so ably demonstrated the fact that terrific cheeses of international quality are being made in the US.