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2014 Short List – At Home with Lynn Crawford

Sep 12, 2014 | Comments Off on 2014 Short List – At Home with Lynn Crawford

Title:  At Home with Lynn Crawford: 200 of My Favourite Easy Recipes Author:  Lynn Crawford Publisher:  Penguin Canada Books, Toronto Category: General Cookbooks Description: “For Lynn, food and cooking should be a fun and enjoyable occasion. And, in At Home with Lynn Crawford, you’ll find 200 delicious and simple recipes that will put sunshine into your […]

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2014 Short List – The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning

Sep 9, 2014 | Comments Off on 2014 Short List – The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning

Title: The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning Authors:  Wendy Trusler and Carol Devine Publisher:  Vauve Press, Toronto Category: Culinary Narrative Description: “The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning is a journey through that austral summer—the story of [a] Russian-Canadian clean-up project on a small island 120 miles off the Antarctic Peninsula. But it’s also […]

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2014 Short List – The Stop

Sep 5, 2014 | Comments Off on 2014 Short List – The Stop

Title: The Stop: How the Fight for Good Food Transformed a Community and Inspired a Movement Authors: Nick Saul and Andrea Curtis Publisher:  Random House Canada, Toronto Category: Culinary Narratives Description: “In telling the remarkable story of The Stop’s transformation, Saul and Curtis argue that we need a new politics of food, one in which everyone […]

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2014 Short List – The New Cider Maker’s Handbook

Sep 2, 2014 | Comments Off on 2014 Short List – The New Cider Maker’s Handbook

Title: The New Cider Maker’s Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for Craft Producers Author: Claude Jolicoeur Publisher:  Chelsea Green Publishing, White River Junction, VT Category: Culinary Narratives Description: “Author Claude  is an internationally known, award-winning cider maker with an inquiring, scientific mind. His book combines the best of traditional knowledge and techniques with up-to-date, scientifically based practices […]

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Short-List Overview: Spilling the Beans

Nov 5, 2012 | Comments Off on Short-List Overview: Spilling the Beans

Title: Spilling the Beans: Cooking and Baking with Beans and Grains Every Day Author(s): Julie Van Rosendaal and Sue Duncan Publisher: Whitecap Books, North Vancouver Description “Learning to cook delicious meals using healthy ingredients is a snap in this new cookbook from bestselling author Julie Van Rosendaal and her long-time friend Sue Duncan. With humorous […]

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Short-List Overview: We Sure Can!

Oct 26, 2012 | Comments Off on Short-List Overview: We Sure Can!

Title: We Sure Can! How Jams and Pickles Are Reviving the Lure and Love of Local Food Author: Sarah B. Hood Publisher: Arsenal Pulp Press, Vancouver Description “The book features over 100 recipes from an international assembly of inventive canners (including the author herself), as well as profiles of those who do it best. The […]

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Short-List Overview: Preserving

Oct 19, 2012 | Comments Off on Short-List Overview: Preserving

Title: Preserving: The Canning and Freezing Guide for All Seasons Author: Pat Crocker Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, Toronto Description: “Pat Crocker’s Preserving: A Canning and Freezing Guide for all Seasons has all the information anyone needs to get started, and to keep going! This cookbook is practical, focusing on simple but effective concepts. It will follow […]

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Short-List Overview: The Market Chronicles

Oct 12, 2012 | Comments Off on Short-List Overview: The Market Chronicles

Title: Market Chronicles: Stories & Recipes from Montreal’s Marché Jean-Talon Author: Susan Semenak Publisher: Les Éditions Cardinal, Montréal Description: “Market Chronicles by Susan Semenak is . . . about the market, its history and the dedicated people who make up its day to day charm. Sure you’ll find seasonal recipes in there as well but […]

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Short-List Overview: Made in Italy

Oct 5, 2012 | Comments Off on Short-List Overview: Made in Italy

Title: Made in Italy Author: David Rocco Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, Toronto Description “Food and style go hand in hand in David Rocco’s world, be it in his television series or his cookbooks, and Made in Italy is no exception. Over two hundred extraordinary recipes, offering simple, delicious fare from all over Italy, make this cookbook […]

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Short-List Overview: The Ontario Table

Sep 28, 2012 | Comments Off on Short-List Overview: The Ontario Table

Title: The Ontario Table: Featuring the Best Food from Around the Province Author: Lynn Ogryzlo Publisher: Epulum Books Inc., Toronto Description: “The Ontario Table is Ontario’s do-it-yourself buy, cook and eat local culinary guide book and cookbook that challenges everyone to spend $10 a week on local food. 320 full-colour pages 109 recipes each with […]

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