The Book Cook

Beet, Pray, Love

Every once in a while, I need to jumpstart the old metabolism and make a few dietary adjustments. Like Elizabeth Gilbert in Eat, Pray, Love, I have a committed relationship … Continue reading

May 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Don Chipotle

It’s picnic season here in Londontown. The many parks are fragrant and colorful, and even overcast days still feel green and healthy. But this glorious explosion of nature, paired with … Continue reading

May 16, 2015 · 1 Comment


In an old house in Bryn Mawr on the long Main Line, Lives a crazy and wonderful mother of mine. She’s tipsy after one glass of wine, And goes to … Continue reading

May 9, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Adventures of Tom Soya

If you live with roommates, family members, or a significant other, the likelihood is that someone in your living space has a food allergy or a very specific dietary regimen. … Continue reading

May 5, 2015 · Leave a comment


Eggs are difficult to master, in terms of texture, timing, and accompanying flavors. The art of the omelet is no easy undertaking, and when you’ve finally achieved it, your first … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Cruller Purple

Raise your hand if you’re embarrassed about something you’ve done in the past decade. I’m currently typing with one hand while the other is waving proudly in the air. I … Continue reading

April 17, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sense and Sensibilitea Biscuits

My sister and I have been talking about one thing and one thing only for the past week: the Jeopardy audition exam. Anyone registered can log on at 8pm on … Continue reading

April 16, 2015 · 1 Comment

The Count of Monte Crisco

As I mentioned in my most recent post, this past week was a flurry of extended family and friends, daytrips to Philadelphia and DC, and a general east coast survey … Continue reading

April 15, 2015 · 2 Comments

Slaw-terhouse Five

Easter weekend was an absolute whirlwind of people coming and going through our front door. (Although part of this is simply the seasonal cheer, this was mainly due to the … Continue reading

April 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Peter Pain au Chocolat

J.M. Barrie’s beloved Peter Pan has lasted the test of time. In fact, after a Disney movie and live television production, it’s easy to forget that this beloved story began … Continue reading

April 12, 2015 · 3 Comments

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