Review: The Brisket Chronicles: How to Barbecue, Braise, Smoke, and Cure the World’s Most Versatile Cut of Meat

The Brisket Chronicles: How to Barbecue, Braise, Smoke, and Cure the World’s Most Versatile Cut of Meat by Steven Raichlen My rating: 3 of 5 stars When I first heard about this book, I was slightly skeptical. An entire book on brisket? Really? Isn’t it just (maybe) two ways? Dalmation rub and spicy rub. Maybe […]

Review: Indian-ish: Recipes and Antics from a Modern American Family

Indian-ish: Recipes and Antics from a Modern American Family by Priya Krishna My rating: 3 of 5 stars It’s not quite as Indian as I’d hoped, but that’s not what it claimed to be. It actually is exactly as promised: an American-Indian fusion collection of recipes consisting mostly of recipes from the author’s mother. I […]

Review: Spiced: Unlock the Power of Spices to Transform Your Cooking

Spiced: Unlock the Power of Spices to Transform Your Cooking by America’s Test Kitchen My rating: 4 of 5 stars As usual for a book by America’s Test Kitchen, there’s a good combination of educational content and tasty recipes. I’ve already made a few recipes from this book, most recently the spiced ragu which had […]