Book Review: Toklas Cookbook

The Alice B. Toklas Cookbook was written in 1954. Primarily Alice’s musings about cooking and life with Gertrude Stein, while they lived outside of Paris from 1908 till 1947. It’s fun to read about food trends and this book gives you an idea of what foodies were doing back then. Beef and Anchovies cooked in […]

Book Review: GRUB

Anna Lappe spoke at the Austin Museum on Thursday night about her new book, GRUB. Anna’s book is a pretty good read, but sometimes I get a little leery of statistics. They seem to be so easily skewed to make a point. Towards the back of the book, there is a great resource guide. All […]

Our Girl Friday

See how I did that! It’s Friday, and the headline is “Our Girl Friday”. And It’s Friday. Anyway, It is fun to read a cook book from someone who actually knows how to write. Paula Disbrowe if a freelance writer who lives outside of Austin (via New York City). Good book on dishes local to […]