Great Fish Quick cookbook

Something’s Fishy!

All kinds of ways to enjoy a variety of fish and seafood. Healthy and easy for no fuss cooking and grilling!

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Melts 1

I’m Melting!

The melting is not just from our Chicago heat wave, but from a whole cookbook about hot grilled sandwiches!

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Farmer’s Market Fare

What’s better in the summer than a local Farmer’s Market filled with possibilities for fun in the kitchen?

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Kara in NYC

Happy Birthday to our Kara!

This is one of my favorite photos of our Kara, the baby of the family. Now she has two babies of her own.

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American Gothic Cookbook 1

The American Gothic Cookbook

One of my favorite artists is Grant Wood, from Iowa. The American Gothic Cookbook offers recipes from the Heartland.

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Aunt Margery’s Devil’s Food Cake

Great-Aunt Margery’s Devil’s Food Cake has been a birthday cake staple in our family for many years. See how I made it for my husband’s birthday.

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Francesco Ghedini Classic

I decided to write about another Italian cookbook, this time the cooking exclusively from Northern Italy.

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In Nonna’s Kitchen

Carol Field cookbooks are superior. I love this one all about the cooking from Italian grandmothers.

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