Cookbooks on the Hot Seat

If you’re the type who loves the Oscars and Emmys, you might be interested to know that in the world of cookbooks there are awards every bit as important as those. Drumroll … and the winner is … You know the drill. And now the suspense is over, the losers licking their egos, and everyone […]

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Irish Food History

Amidst the mythology of Saint Patrick’s Day, a little Irish food history to cheer you on your way — be it to stove, pub, or church. John Linnane wrote a wonderful introduction to the history of Irish cuisine before the arrival of the potato. Here he comments on the customs of feasting, very appropriate for […]

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