Farmer’s Market Cookbook by Ysanne Spevack

Cover of Farmer's Market Cookbook by Ysanne Spevack

If I am not mistaken, this is the last of the “seasonal” themed cookbooks I have to share. I believe that after this cookbook, we only have three more that we can link to via Amazon, and only six more cookbooks total to profile. I find that pretty exciting! Soon I will be caught up on one aspect of this blog.

I believe Bill and I bought this book at Powell’s book store, in Portland, Oregon. I’ve only been once, and I still dream about that store. It was an amazing number and variety of books; I was in heaven. Also, I purchased a lot of books. No surprise there, eh?

This cookbook makes me a little hungry. Like the last cookbook, there are a variety of recipes that call for ingredients I’d never think to put together.… Continue reading →

[84] & [85] Bacon, Roasted and Microwaved

How to Cook Everything, Revised Edition by Mark Bittman

Okay guys, I have to be honest. Angelique sent me “this Food Network Humor link”: the other day, and I laughed a lot. Then I commented that I shouldn’t be laughing because I’ve posted some similar recipes, and would do so again.

Her response? “Two ingredients?” She was incredulous and doubtful that anything so unlike a recipe had ever appeared on this site. Just for honesty’s sake, please examine the following two links: “Rachel Ray”: and “MetaCookbook.”:,-in-our-toaster-oven-broiler.html

Of course, we admitted it was a bit of a cop-out from the get-go. And we tried to make it up to you by including an amusing story to go with your cop-out bacon. Furthermore, if you didn’t know this already, all the photos on our page go back to our flickr site, and some of the photos have “notes” on them.… Continue reading →