The Taste of Country Cooking

Edna Lewis

This cookbook is as fun to read as it is to cook from, Edna's writing takes you back to her family's farm life in Virginia before cooking locally and seasonally was cool.

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When in Rome

 In a weird turn of events, I have had two ancient-Roman inspired meals in the past month. It started when my friends and I decided to have a dinner party inspired by Apicius, an ancient Roman cookbook considered by some to be the first real cookbook. A translation is available for free online.

A Thousand Ways To Please A Husband: With Bettina's Best Recipes

The past couple of posts I've gotten some comments implying I'm misandrist, which any man that actually knows me will confirm is untrue, but furthermore, would a misandrist own a cookbook called A Thousand Ways To Please A Husband With Bettina's Best Recipes?