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The Foodie’s Companion

If you are a foodie, you will relate to Ian Alan Holder, a local author and blogger who loves all things food-related: the preparing of food, the cooking of food, the trivia and history of food. Mr. Holder came to the food industry at the age of 65, after... Read More

Pasta! Pasta! Pasta!

Cook books should not only teach new recipes, but they should be fun; fun to look at the illustrations, fun to inspire the cook to try something new, fun in the desire to try colorful, tempting, and tasty dishes to shake up your cooking repertoire. In... Read More

The New York Times Bread and Soup Cookbook

The New York Times Bread and Soup Cookbook is a soup and bread collection to inspire all cooks, both expert and novice. It sits among the lovely, extensive collection donated by Catherine Henning to the Colts Neck Library. The author, Yvonne Young Tarr,... Read More

Cooking the Smart Way

Wouldn’t it be great to have an expert with you in the kitchen when trying a new recipe? Every cooks knows that some recipes hold challenges (and ingredients) that can seem intimidating. By following the book Cooking the Smart Way by Marion W. Flexner,... Read More

Cook It Outdoors

A good book gives thorough, consolidated information to its reader, and when it’s a cookbook, you expect to find that information at your fingertips. When that book is written by critically acclaimed cookbook author and chef James Beard, it does all... Read More