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  • Weekly Cooking (and related issues)Thread

    08/17/2017 4:07:35 PM PDT · by Jamestown1630 · 176 replies
    It’s been very humid and muggy here the last few days, and I’ve wanted fresh, crisp, and cold things to eat and drink. This week’s newsletter from Lee Valley features a kicked–up Bread-and-Butter Pickle:’ve been looking through ‘Square Meals’, a delightful book by Jane and Michael Stern which is, as the preface states, "about the friendly foods of childhood and the bygone dishes that were, not so long ago, in the repertoire of every homemaker". It's a fun book, full of vintage/retro recipes, photos and drawings; and a lot of commentary on the food habits of decades past. In...
  • Summer Drinks In Big Batches

    06/29/2007 5:05:03 PM PDT · by restornu · 3 replies · 266+ views
    CBS NEWS ^ | June 29, 2007
    (CBS) A great summer party isn't just about the food. You've got to have great drinks, and you can't spend the whole party making them one at a time. On The Early Show Friday, Andrew Knowlton, restaurant editor of Bon Appetit magazine (, mixed a bunch of delicious summer drinks perfect for a crowd. You can make plenty at once. They're easy to make, and retain their flavor even when made in large quantities. Oh, and they pack some punch, too! TERMINOLOGY LILLET: Aperitif wine produced from a blend of Bordeaux wines, enhanced by liqueurs. APEROL: An Italian aperitif...