COOKBOOK REVIEW
'A Girl and Her Pig,' has more than pork recipes 
Her single-minded drive for perfection inspired Jamie Oliver to declare, “This chick cooks like a ninja.”
(ECCO/AP)

COOKBOOK REVIEW

'A Girl and Her Pig,' has more than pork recipes

Her single-minded drive for perfection inspired Jamie Oliver to declare, “This chick cooks like a ninja.”

(ECCO/AP)

10 things every cook should know 
Chef Michael Leviton of Lumiere and Area Four offers easy advice to improve your cooking.
(JOSH REYNOLDS FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

10 things every cook should know

Chef Michael Leviton of Lumiere and Area Four offers easy advice to improve your cooking.

(JOSH REYNOLDS FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

BOOK REVIEW
'How To Cook Like a Man' by Daniel Duane 
- The book traces a young father’s 8-year odyssey in learning how to cook.
(ELIZABETH WEIL)

BOOK REVIEW

'How To Cook Like a Man' by Daniel Duane

- The book traces a young father’s 8-year odyssey in learning how to cook.

(ELIZABETH WEIL)

Make your own pop-tarts!  And ketchup, or other store-bought stapes.

Make your own pop-tarts!  And ketchup, or other store-bought stapes.

COOKBOOK REVIEW
Jennifer Trainer Thompson raised chickens, writes about eggs 
- Each spring brings another flock of backyard chicken books. Sometimes they’re how-to’s, or memoirs, but there’s usually at least one cookbook.
(JASON HOUSTON)

COOKBOOK REVIEW

Jennifer Trainer Thompson raised chickens, writes about eggs

- Each spring brings another flock of backyard chicken books. Sometimes they’re how-to’s, or memoirs, but there’s usually at least one cookbook.

(JASON HOUSTON)

Tags #chickens    #eggs    #cookbooks    #flock    #peep    #cooking    #food    #poultry   

Set a container of fresh herbs in a sunny window 
- There’s nothing like the flavor that fresh herbs add to dishes. It’s why restaurants such as Rendezvous in Cambridge, 51 Lincoln in Newton, and dbar in Dorchester grow their own on their premises, and why Poor Richard’s Almanack proclaimed “Much Virtue in Herbs, Little in Men.”
(KAYANA SZYMCZAK FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

Set a container of fresh herbs in a sunny window

- There’s nothing like the flavor that fresh herbs add to dishes. It’s why restaurants such as Rendezvous in Cambridge, 51 Lincoln in Newton, and dbar in Dorchester grow their own on their premises, and why Poor Richard’s Almanack proclaimed “Much Virtue in Herbs, Little in Men.”

(KAYANA SZYMCZAK FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)

In Rome, NPR’s Sylvia Poggioli covers crises and eats well 
- Sylvia Poggioli wanted to be a Shakespearian actress. Fortuna intervened and since 1982 National Public Radio listeners have heard her syncopated sign-off, “Sylvia Po-JO-lee, NPR News, Rome.”
(JACQUES COUGHLIN)

In Rome, NPR’s Sylvia Poggioli covers crises and eats well

- Sylvia Poggioli wanted to be a Shakespearian actress. Fortuna intervened and since 1982 National Public Radio listeners have heard her syncopated sign-off, “Sylvia Po-JO-lee, NPR News, Rome.”

(JACQUES COUGHLIN)

Group prepares dishes from books they discuss 
- The book group shares a meal that evolves into a culinary celebration of whatever book is on the group’s agenda, with dishes that reflect the culture and characters.

Group prepares dishes from books they discuss

- The book group shares a meal that evolves into a culinary celebration of whatever book is on the group’s agenda, with dishes that reflect the culture and characters.

The joy of looking 
- There was a time when cookbooks were for cooking. Now “cookability” seems to be taking a back seat to entertainment value.

The joy of looking

- There was a time when cookbooks were for cooking. Now “cookability” seems to be taking a back seat to entertainment value.