Food Books

Two New Cookbooks: One will Reduce Your Waistline with a Gourmet Twist and the other will Expand Your Culinary and Cultural Horizons

Cookbooks come in many varieties…celebrity-inspired tomes filled with glossy photos of beautiful people and the food they prepared, usually heavier on stories than culinary tips; diet-based books that all seem to promise increased vitality and decreased waistlines; and of course the myriad of choices that cater to individual food preferences and/or allergies: Gluten-free, Vegetarian, Pescatarian, …

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MyRedBag – Dinner Solved. Shopping Easy.

By Jon Broderick – I grew up in an Italian family that believed the experience surrounding food should be much more than the final act of eating. Deciding what to cook, everyone contributing ingredients, and the cooking itself were social experiences that brought my family and friends closer, and made the meal itself that much more …

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Five Secretly Amazing Beer Cities Around the World

Break away from the typical beer-tasting vacations and explore a world of new flavors When most people plan a “beer-cation,” certain cities and countries immediately come to mind: Munich, Germany; Brussels, Belgium and Dublin, Ireland, for example. Millions of Americans flock to these cities every year for their great beer and beer culture. And rightly so. …

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Review: The Seasonal Jewish Kitchen: A Fresh Take on Tradition by Amelia

By Abby Weingarten Think you’ve already absorbed everything there is to know about Jewish cooking? Well, even my Bubbe could learn something from this book. Amelia Saltsman’s fresh take on traditional, authentic and old-fashioned recipes brings Jewish cuisine into the modern age. As our culture moves into a locavore mindset, this book is the perfect …

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Review: Lost Recipes of Prohibition: Notes from a Bootlegger’s Manual by Matthew Rowley

By Abby Weingarten Conjuring up images of speakeasy sneak-arounds and bathtub gin, Matthew Rowley’s Lost Recipes of Prohibition is as much a cookbook as it is an indulgent secret diary. Learn how to whip up bitters, triple secs and cocktails with the ease of a backroom bartender, and feel like you’re getting away with something …

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Best-Selling Author Susie Fishbein Brings International Cuisine Home with A New Cookbook that Chronicles Her Culinary Travels

Kosher by Design Brings It Home is Susie’s final installment in the Kosher by Design cookbook series. Fifteen years ago Susie Fishbein set out to bring a sense of elegance and beauty to kosher cooking.  Creating innovative recipes for holidays as well as every day meals, to unique table settings and floral arrangements, the Kosher …

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