Summer beer books are a lot like summer movies. Fun, if not always a Utopias sort of memorable moment. But if you have ever done, or maybe still do, crazy things like keg stands when the summer days (and subtitles) get longer, the just-released Beer Awesomeness: A Champion's Guide to Party Skills, A ... More >>
amazonIf like us, you're an enthusiast of simple, no-frills home cooking without gimmicky food television-type hooks, there's a new Fish: Recipes from the Sea that should be in your Italian kitchen arsenal. The 200 seafood recipes have been culled from The Silver Spoon cookbook series, with p ... More >>
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Not because Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg co-authored it, though that would be reason enough. But because their latest book is good. Very good. And it's organized like their books Culinary Artistry and What to Drink with What You Eat -- classics for every thoughtful cookbook shelf. Like those ... More >>
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J. GarbeeA Tipsy Reminder At Saturday's Nibble Bit Tabby TourThe Eastside Homebrewers have gone Yeastside. Their website has yet to reflect the nomenclature change, but that's how it goes in the homebrew biz. Things just happen. That sage suddenly tastes soapy, the coriander is overpowering, ... More >>
wine.comGift Baskets Are So Last YearLadies and gentlemen, a polite reminder. The quintessential dinner party dilemma is not whether to risk veering from Mapquest directions, but what to take as a host/hostess gift. If you regularly arrive at the door without a small token of thanks, such as ... More >>
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