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The Cookbook Chronicles


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Hello, and welcome to The Cookbook Chronicles, a blog that showcases the recipe-testing I’m doing for my first cookbook: The Newlywed Kitchen: Delicious Meals for Couples Cooking Together. The cookbook is published by Sasquatch Books, and will be in stores May 2010.

Ali Basye, the editor at Seattle Bride magazine is also contributing to this project. Our cookbook will be peppered by intimate stories from celebrity chefs and their spouses who shared their secrets to happiness in and out of the kitchen with Ali. Ali and I met when she featured our wedding in Seattle Bride. [Read more]

The Cookbook Blog: Cookbooks, Recipes, Reviews and Other Things

Cookbook Blogs

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The Cookbook Blog is, obviously, about cookbooks. Because stained and spattered cookbooks are incidental artwork, badges of honor, and a documentation of adventure. Stained smartphones are expensive, and frustrating.

Cookbooks are also a way to learn about different people, cultures, and cuisines. They are interactive books, capable of improving your skills and knowledge in a kitchen, and in the world around you. They’re also retro, like CDs, and look damn good on a kitchen shelf.

So cook, read, buy cookbooks, or feel free to simply look at pictures and move along.

Look forward to more books and more cuisines as the weeks and months unfold, as well as cookbook reviews, author interviews, recipes, and more. [Read more]

101 CookBooks

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The premise this site was built on is best summed up in two sentences: When you own over 100 cookbooks, it is time to stop buying, and start cooking. This site chronicles a cookbook collection, one recipe at a time.

101 Cookbooks started in early 2003 when I looked up at my huge cookbook collection one afternoon and realized that instead of exploring the different books in my collection – I was cooking the same recipes over and over. I seemed to buy a new cookbook every time I stepped out the front door – always with good intentions. I would regularly go through my collection of books and magazines and carefully tag each recipe that piqued my interest. I ended up with shelves full of books brimming with Post-it notes and drawers full of recipes clipped from my favorite magazines – neatly organized by course, flavor, region, or ingredient. [Read more]