All posts filed under: Quick Bites

TONIC: cures for what ails me

Tonic is a tiny book with a lot of punch. Packed with homeopathic remedies for everything from insomnia to stress reducers, from a lover’s drink to after-dinner digestives, the book proves a useful addition to the cookbook shelf. Especially this time of year.


Food Rx

Lina Nertby Aurell and Mia Clase call themselves “two positive hypochondriacs who try to figure out how to eat to stay healthy, with guidance from Professor Emeritus Stig Bengmark.” After writing a few years for their blog ‘Food Pharmacy’, they now offer a book/cookbook of the key information they think we should know.

2016 James Beard ‘Oscars’

On April 26 the JBF awarded winners in the categories of book, broadcast and journalism. Other category awards will be announced tonight, but for me, the “Oscars” of the food world happened last Tuesday. See the winning cookbooks and try a couple recipes from the JBF Book of the Year.

Predicting the Piglet: A Cookbook Madness

Historically, I’ve had plenty of good luck when it comes to March Madness. Even without a working knowledge of college basketball stats or players, I manage to fill out a winning bracket time and again. But now I’ve found a madness to which I’m better suited: cookbook madness.

My Predictions for the 2016 Piglet Tournament of Cookbooks from Food52.