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  • Chit Chat: St. Charles Chamber member talks about new book, ‘Marketing Chomp’

    With more than 20 years of experience under her belt, Vision Force Marketing strategic marketing consultant and strategist and St. Charles Chamber of ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 9:20 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Tasty recipes from Weight Watchers

    Even though it’s still early days in the new year, many of us already are backsliding on well-intentioned resolutions about eating well.
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 4:44 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Discovering Italy’s modern cocktail culture

    Many of us know something about Italian food. But when it comes to Italy’s cocktail culture there’s a bit of a void.
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Batali shares Chicago deep-dish pizza

    Celebrity chef, restaurateur and cookbook writer Mario Batali takes readers of “Big American Cookbook” (Grand Central Life & Style) on a grand tour ac ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 7:44 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Let ‘Best Dressed’ recipes enhance your next salad

    Lettuce and greens arguably are important when it comes to making a flavorful salad.However, as expe ...
    Dec. 20, 2016 - 8:23 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Recipes complement 'Twin Peaks'

    Written by Lindsey Bowden, “Damn Fine Cherry Pie: The Unauthorized Cookbook Inspired by the TV Show Twin Peaks” (Harper Design/HarperCollins) pays hom ...
    Dec. 14, 2016 - 2:39 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Discovering the secrets of Cuban cuisine

    Just published “¡Cuba!: Recipes and Stories from the Cuban Kitchen” (Ten Speed) sheds light on the food and culture of the fascinating island 90 miles ...
    Nov. 30, 2016 - 10:21 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: ‘New Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a Day’ updated

    Seven years ago Dr. Jeff Hartzberg and Zoë François, pastry chef and baker, made headlines with their groundbreaking “Healthy Bread in Five Minutes a ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: A special Thanksgiving Day treat

    Rosie Daykin, who owns a successful bakery in Vancouver, knows a thing or two about baking for special occasions.
    Nov. 21, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: ‘Cooking Solo’ full of Inspired recipes

    “Cooking Solo: The Joy of Cooking for Yourself” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) comes to the aid of countless American adults who live alone and fend for ...
    Nov. 27, 2016 - 9:23 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Chef shares knowhow in ‘Book of Smoke’

    In “Buxton Hall BBQ Book of Smoke” (Voyageur Press), Elliott Ross provides many recipes from the kitchen at Buxton Barbecue in Asheville, N.C., where ...
    Nov. 8, 2016 - 10:44 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Blogger’s book beats a path to ‘real food’

    Popular food blogger Lisa Leake has designed her new cookbook, “100 Days of Real Food: Fast & Fabulous” (William Morrow), as an alternative to unhealt ...
    Nov. 2, 2016 - 8:47 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: A fine new twist on Tres Leches cake

    “There’s Always Room for Chocolate: Recipes from Brooklyn’s The Chocolate Room,” (Rizzoli), a new book by Naomi Josepher, Jon Payson and Georgia Freed ...
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 3:25 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: Silverton’s pork stew recipe a winner

    Nancy Silverton’s latest cookbook, “Mozza at Home” (Alfred A. Knopf), is hot off the presses, and it’s a dandy.
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 2:58 pm
  • Sammi King to appear at Books Between Bites in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Batavia's noontime book program, Books Between Bites, will continue its 30th season with a review by Sammi King of Batavia on Oct. 20.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 9:12 am