Author Archive for Sheilah Kaufman

Travel to Rome Without Leaving Home

In “Tasting Rome:  Fresh Flavors & Forgotten Recipes from an Ancient City” by Katie Parla and Kristina Gill (Clarkson Potter Publishers), two American women living in Rome celebrate the city’s lost recipes and contemporary innovations and share dishes and stories that only a fully…

Summer Delights

June is busting out all over, and so are some wonderful new cookbooks by local authors. Ruby Plum Soup “I love cold fruit soups, but don’t want them to taste like dessert. Buttermilk and red wine give sugary plums enough…

So Many Holidays, Such Delicious Recipes

Cookie Stagman and co-author Arlene Bronstein (who is also the author of the lovely children’s book “How Did Nonnie Get to Heaven,” www.howdidnonniegettoheaven.com) now offer “Beautiful Buffets II,” spiced with special recipes from America’s top fashion designers. For more than 25 years, cooks all over…

Help for the Six O’Clock Scramble

There is something so soul-soothing about flipping through a cookbook, looking at the photos, flagging recipes you want to try, and envisioning how wonderful they’ll be when your family sits down to enjoy them.  Although many of us love finding recipes…

Let’s All Eat Healthfully

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Lately, more and more articles and books are focusing on healthy recipes and better eating for children and families.  “Healthy Family, Healthy You; The Healthy Mama’s Guide to feeding your family well—simply and sanely” by Natasha Nadel (www.healthyfamilyhealthyyou.com) is a new book that deals…

Healthful Italian for All Tastes

Contrary to popular belief, Italian food is the perfect cuisine for those looking for heart-healthy and diabetes-friendly dishes. Real Italian food, that is, which is healthful, delicious, and the most popular cuisine in the world. At its core, classic Italian cuisine is…

My Recipe for the Perfect Gift

Holiday Time is fast upon us, and my favorite gift to give is cookbooks. Here are recipes to celebrate this time of year, and books to give as gifts. According to Michel Moushabeck, publisher and editor of Interlink Publishing in Northampton,…

Plan Ahead for the Holidays

I drive around and see all the gold and red leaves, wake up in the morning to cold temperatures, and hear someone on the news announce Christmas is  about 70  days away with Thanksgiving and Chanukah coming even sooner. I realize time is…