Category Archives: Book Review

Cookbook Review: Rustic Joyful Food – Danielle Kartes – A Thoughtful Cookbook for Your Kitchen 95 Points

I love cookbooks–I think it is at the intersection of caring for those around and to implement ingredients and steps to making your dining room table pop full of flavor. I have stopped using online recipes simply because I have … Continue reading

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Book Review: Ancient Wine: The Search for The Origins of Viticulture – Patrick McGoven

This is not a new book published originally in 2003.  Patrick McGovern is Scientific Director of the Biomolecular Archaeology Laboratory for Cuisine, Fermented Beverages, and Health at the University of Pennsylvania Museum. This is short review because there have been … Continue reading

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Book Review – Native Wine Grapes of Italy – Ian D’Agata

When was the last time you tasted these Native wines of Italy: Cjanorie, Doux d’Henry, Vitovska or Galioppo (no, not that Gaglioppo)?  While this isn’t a new book–books should be reviewed in terms of the evergreen possibility they present.  Evergreen … Continue reading

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