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If It Doesn’t Pan Out

What do you do when a recipe doesn’t “pan out” quite the way the lovely, glossy photo in the cookbook shows it to be? Even the most knowledgeable and experienced cooks have an occasional failure. According to Barbara Bloch, author of If It Doesn’t... Read More

Breakfasts and Brunches for Every Occasion

Breakfasts and Brunches for Every Occasion by Helen Evans Brown and Philip S. Brown is a wonderful collection of exciting menus and recipes from all over the world. It’s time to revive breakfast foods, the first meal of our day. The authors searched... Read More

Accent on Seasoning

How do we make food taste good?  We read books like Irma Mazza’s entitled, Accent on Seasoning to help us gain ideas for creating a flair for flavor.  It’s available from the Colts Neck Library’s Catherine Henning collection. This stand-by cookbook... Read More

Cooking in the Firehouse

Dorothy Jackson Kite, the author of Cooking in the Firehouse, was inspired by the dedication of the firemen in her hometown in Georgia, and by her recollectio n of stories told to her by her fire-fighting grandfather. She put together a collection of... Read More

When the Cook Can’t Look

Just when you think a cookbook cannot be innovative, cookbook author Ralph Read created a cooking handbook for the blind and visually impaired entitled, When the Cook Can’t Look. A blind man himself, Mr. Read designed this book to be read aloud to the... Read More

The Mother’s Cook & Cope Book

The Mother’s Cook & Cope Book is a book for harried parents of little ones who are responsible for planning, preparing, and convincing their families to eat three delicious, wholesome meals a day, while keeping their cool (and sanity). The authors,... Read More

The One-Dish Cookbook

For the budget conscious and for the home chef interested in quick and easy options, The One-Dish Cookbook is all you’re looking for. Written by Robert Ackart and available for checkout at the Colts Neck Library, the book is part of the Catherine Henning... Read More

Japanese Cuisine: A Culinary Tour

Japanese Cuisine: A Culinary Tour, by John D. Keys, brings the authentic domestic cuisine of Japan within reach of the average American cook, and is available for checkout at the Colts Neck Library’s cookbook collection. It contains all kinds of recipes... Read More

The Tuna Cookbook

The Tuna Cookbook by Sheila Metcalf is the perfect recipe book for those of us who wish to economize the tasty way. Ounce for ounce and dollar for dollar, tuna gives you more nutrition and variety in serving that any other protein. Making meals that stretch... Read More

The Picnic Gourmet

A picnic is much more than a meal away from home or a meal tossed together and carted to a lovely spot under a shady tree. The experience of picnicking, which depends as much on the weather and the activities that surround the meal as on the meal itself,... Read More

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