Reviewing Hauntingly Good Spirits: A Historical Romp Through the Supernatural by Way of the NOLA Bar Scene

I was recently offered a cocktail book that was developed around the New Orleans (NOLA) bar scene, and the area’s reputation for being haunted. Aptly titled Hauntingly Good Spirits, “travel enthusiasts and Big Easy locals Christi Keating Sumich and Sharon Keating take you on a historical romp through the supernatural by way of the NOLA bar scene and its spirits…”…

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The Gilded Age Cookbook: Recipes and Stories from America’s Golden Era by Becky Libourel Diamond (Review)

Ready yourselves for another book review! This time it’s going to be extra tasty as I got to read food writer Becky Libourel Diamond’s shout-out to “recipes and stories from America’s golden era 1868 – 1900” in her new book, The Gilded Age Cookbook: Recipes and Stories from America’s Golden Era. Below are some of…

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KNOB CREEK® BOURBON PARTNERS WITH SMITHEY IRONWARE® TO RELEASE A LIMITED EDITION CAST IRON SKILLET IN TIME FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Honoring the brands’ shared commitment to the art of craftsmanship, the Knob Creek x Smithey 18x Seasoned Limited Edition Cast Iron Skillet Set celebrates the re-release of Knob Creek® 18 Year Old Bourbon CLERMONT, Ky., /PRNewswire/ — Knob Creek®, a leader in the Small Batch Bourbon category, announces a partnership with Smithey Ironware, premium manufacturer of artisanal cookware, to…

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Viola Buitoni Unearths History and Geography of Italy’s Most Iconic Gastronomic Staples and Flavors in Artfully Photographed New Book 

San Francisco — In Italy by Ingredient: Artisanal Foods, Modern Recipes (September/October 2023; Rizzoli New York, ISBN: 978-0-8478-7364-7, Hardcover), Viola Buitoni invites everyday cooks to dig into and savor the beloved staples of Italian cuisine at the heart of delicious, sensual meals. In a way that’s down-to-earth and evocative, Buitoni puts iconic Italian ingredients —…

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