Tag: Cookbooks

Tucson Festival of Books: What’s Under the Culinary Tent?

The Tucson Festival of Books happens next weekend (March 11 & 12) and for foodies and cooks, there is plenty to mentally munch on. Chef Ryan Clark, Executive Chef at Casino del Sol and Festival of Books Culinary Tent advisor, is pleased to announce the outstanding lineup of Tucson chefs/food authorities who will participate as […]

Review | The Newlywed Cookbook by Robin Miller

Getting couples cooking together certainly gets the Nibbles seal of approval, and as a soon-to-be newlywed myself I was happy to tuck into The Newlywed Cookbook by Robin Miller. Written with those just setting up house in mind, Miller designed these recipes to make use of some of the most common staples of gift registries and makes […]

Review | Savory Pies by Greg Henry

Pies have always had their fans, but it’s a food usually offered as an alternative to cakey goods. One of the main best selling points is the ratio of filling to crust you get in a pie that far outweighs the filling and frosting ratio in a similar cake. But that’s all desserts–what about pie […]

Cake Pops. What a concept.

I love being a food writer for many reasons; one of them being that people send me things for my “inspection.”  After checking things out, I pass the items on either donating them to charity or giving them to someone I know will make good use of them.  Such is the case with the second […]

Tucson Festival of Books: Food for the Soul, Foodies Fun

On March 12 and 13, the third annual Tucson Festival of Books returns with an expanded lineup of authors in the most popular literary genres — including FOOD. The 2011 Tucson Festival of Books is a non-profit event benefiting literacy programs in Southern Arizona. Admission to the event is free.  The Culinary Area schedule is […]

Not just Another Cookbook About Pasta

Lord knows the food world is filled with a plethora of pasta cookbooks. So when the folks sent me a copy of “The Geometry of Pasta” by Caz Hildebrand and Jacob Kenedy I was reluctant to even open it. But the cover was intriguing, beautiful black and white drawings of all sorts of pastas. This […]

Cooking With All Things Trader Joe’s – Cookbook Review

Being a working woman, I go through spurts of cooking from scratch when I feel the need to slow down and smell the roses.   My lifestyle tends to involve the microwave more than the oven.  But, what I yearn for is flavor!  Something I don’t often get with my microwave concoctions even though they are […]