Archive for August, 2010

Stephen Raichlin’s Planet Barbecue! Beats The Bible

Stephen Raichlin’s Planet Barbecue! Beats The Bible

Since The Barbecue! Bible made us grill-savvy, Steven Raichlin keeps on luring us back to the fire. Along with writing five more grilling cookbooks, he has established an empire including tv shows and food products, all without resorting to primadonna antics or shrill salesmanship. Call him the BBQ Mensch. Planet Barbecue!, Raichlin’s newest book,...
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Black Bean Blini Fit A Champagne or A Beer Budget

Black Bean Blini Fit A Champagne or A Beer Budget

Blini conjure up visions of a posh nosh, usually caviar or smoked salmon and chilled champagne. Making them at home takes serious time while those sold in gourmet stores or on the Internet tend to be dry and tough. By accident, I discovered blini you can make quickly and without advance planning. Plus they...
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Amazon.com Paid Me To Review Cookbooks

Honestly and truly. When Amazon began expanding from a catalogue-style seller to the current behemoth, they hired 40 experts to write book reviews. I was one of them. Between 1996 -1999, I reviewed 10 cookbooks a month, posting over 400 reviews. Amazon chose me because I had been food editor at Prodigy Services, Inc.,...
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