Category: Kaufman’s Kitchen

Kaufman’s Kitchen

Eat and Entertain like Alexander Hamilton With all the excitement about the book and the play on Alexander Hamilton, there is a lot of interest in his life and times. What was it like to eat with him, the Revolutionary…

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Dishes That Build Bridges These recipes from “Breaking Bread in Galilee: A Culinary Journey into the Promised Land” by Abbie Rosner take the reader on a journey with the author, exploring local foods and age-old culinary traditions and culinary wisdom…

A Mediterranean Diet Promotes Health

Many friends in my age bracket are worried about preventing cardiovascular problems, diabetes,obesity in children and grandchildren. Norene Gilletz, a famous cookbook author, cooking teacher, and friend recommended Dr. Arnold Slyper’s “Family Friendly: Mediterranean-style Cooking (with a Groundbreaking Guide to…

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Passover Is Coming Early. Are You Ready? Just got a new cookbook that is loaded with new recipes I want to try for Passover; “A Taste of Pesach 2: Trusted Favorites, Simple Preparation, Magnificent Result,” Bais Yaakov cookbook 2 by…

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Taste Georgia’s Vibrant and Colorful Cuisine Georgia, nestled between the Caucasus Mountains and the Black Sea, is home to colorful and vibrant cuisine as well as the world’s oldest wine-making areas. Carla Capalbo, award-winning food and wine writer and photographer,…

Recipes That Changed How America Eats

A lovely and exciting cookbook, “The Immigrant Cookbook: Recipes that Make America Great” with recipes collected and edited by Leyla Moushabeck, was released recently by Interlink Publishing. Most of us have ancestors or relatives from many different ethnic groups who…

History, Hooch and Hospitality

I love out-of-town company but for repeaters (people who come often) sometimes I run out of places to take them and ways to entertain them. Recently, I found one of the ultimate destinations. Bloomery Plantation Distillery is a 12-acre farm…

July’s Treats

The Donut: History, Recipes, and Lore from Boston to Berlin by Michael Krondl Chicago Review Press Culinary Historian, award-winning cooking instructor, chef, food writer and author of “Sweet Invention: History of Dessert,” Michael Krondl refreshingly and irreverently traces the origins…

Destinations for Chocoholics

Guinness Chocolate Truffles I recently obtained a copy of “Chocolatour: A Quest for the World’s Best Chocolate, Volume I,” by Doreen Pendgracs. As a chocoholic, I am always looking for places to find new versions of my favorite comfort food – dark, bittersweet…