The Pizza Bible

The Pizza Bible by Tony Gemignani $17.54 at Amazon ($12.79 Kindle) Although I’ve had a pizza stone for years, I’d never actually made a pizza. The whole process just seemed a bit more involved than I was ready for. This book does a great job of telling you exactly what to do; with no pizza-making […]

My Perfect Pantry

My Perfect Pantry by Geoffrey Zakarian $22.68 at Amazon ($12.79 Kindle) It’s typical for a cookbook to be arranged according to the type of food (breads, dinners, desserts) or the main ingredient (pork, beef, chicken). What I’ve never seen before is a cookbook arranged around pantry ingredients: almonds, beans, raisins! My Perfect Pantry starts off […]

The 4-Hour Chef

The 4-Hour Chef by Timothy Ferris $21 from Amazon ($5 Kindle) I think Tim Ferris is a bit of a nut. But he’s an entertaining nut. Having read The Four-Hour Workweek and The Four-Hour Body, I find that, alas, I have become neither rich nor superhuman; however, I enjoyed both books and took away a […]

Cool Tools in the Kitchen

Cool Tools in the Kitchen by Kevin Kelly For the most part, reviews fall into one of two types. There are the more objective reviews, where the reviewer attempts to cover both the advantages and disadvantages of the product. There are also advertising or enthusiast reviews, which tell you how great a product is. This […]