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Lucky 7: Man with a Pan

September 19, 2012 • 1 Comment

Beloved chef Julia Child once said, “The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you’ve got to have a what-the-heck attitude.”   This month’s Lucky 7  allows you to explore fearlessly your inner…

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Lucky 7 for September: Food, Glorious Food

4 Comments September 1, 2012 • 4 Comments

Food, Glorious Food
Food is language. Food is love. Food is family. Food is fun. Fill up your plate—and your e-reader—with these tasty morsels of perfectly priced e-books. They’re all just $1.99 throughout September. So…

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Father’s Day Gift Guide

No Comments June 13, 2012 • No Comments

We’re thinking about dad this week. And in upcoming blog posts, we’ll be sharing essays, personal stories and remembrances of time spent with dad. Dad who always has the answers. Dad who knows all the…

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Algonquin’s Guide to Gift Giving, Winter 2011

1 Comment December 14, 2011 • 1 Comment

I always wait until the last minute to buy Christmas and Chanukah presents for my family. It’s not because shopping slips my mind, or because I forget about the holidays or my family, but mostly…

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Roasted Celery Root, Potato, and Cauliflower Soup with Tarragon from Man with a Pan.

1 Comment November 23, 2011 • 1 Comment

I consider myself an adventurous enough eater, and I have never been picky, but there are two things I won’t eat: raisins and celery. In fact, I have been known to claim an allergy to…

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At Home With Algonquin: Pretty Good Cake from Man with a Pan

1 Comment August 26, 2011 • 1 Comment

I was slightly nervous when I started this recipe, partly because my cake-baking expertise was limited to boxed mixes and partly because the last recipe I tried from John Donohue’s Man with a Pan (Spinach-Basil…

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At Home With Algonquin: Three-Day Ribs from Man with a Pan

2 Comments July 19, 2011 • 2 Comments

When I volunteered to do our next “At Home with Algonquin” blog series post, I clearly had lost my mind. It’s July in the South. It’s 100 degrees outside, and if I’m lucky, by the…

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Dads Cook Twitter Party!

No Comments June 13, 2011 • No Comments

Join us this Wednesday evening, June 15th, from 9-10 pm EST for a Twitter Party #DadsCook, featuring John Donohue, the editor of the fabulous new book Man with a Pan – Culinary Adventures of Fathers…

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Man With A Pan, Live and In Person

No Comments June 8, 2011 • No Comments

I have to say I’ve never been to a reading at Housing Works that didn’t get me super excited about the book being highlighted. For example, after the New Stories from the South reading in…

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Publication Day: Man with a Pan

18 Comments May 17, 2011 • 18 Comments

I’ll be honest here—one of my secret vices is foodie literature. I’ve devoured them all: Anthony Bourdain’s Kitchen Confidential, Ruth Reichel’s Tender at The Bone, Bill Buford’s Heat, Amanda Hesser’s Cooking for Mr. Latte. There’s…

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