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Cook the Book: Chicken Cordon Bleu

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 13 comments

When was the last time you had Chicken Cordon Bleu? It's probably been too long. Brush away all of those 1970s-era dinner party connotations and you'll find a dish that really does deserve a comeback. Why? Well, because dated or not, it's fried chicken stuffed with ham and cheese. More

Cook the Book: 'Canal House Cooking Volume No. 6'

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Two summers ago Ed introduced me to Canal House Cooking, the self-published series of cookbooks from Christopher Hirsheimer and Melissa Hamilton. There's something about these books that's so incredibly appealing—an approach to cooking that's simple but filled with what can only be described as a deep, passionate understanding and love for food; that beautifully honest sort of food you want to eat all the time. The two have introduced their latest book, which we'll be cooking from all week. Enter to win a copy here. More

Cook the Book: Little Summer Puddings

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 3 comments

These puddings might be the ultimate hot day dessert. They use fresh ripe summer berries, the prep time is next to none, and the majority of the work is done by the berries sitting in your fridge, simply releasing their juices. The best part is that the stove is not involved. More

Tomato and Crab Aspic

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The following recipe is from the July 23 edition of our weekly recipe newsletter. To receive this newsletter in your inbox, sign up here! There is something a bit out of the ordinary going on in my kitchen. Tomato juice... More

Cook the Book: Cold Lobster with Homemade Mayonnaise

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 3 comments

Photo from davehoban147 on Flickr Roasting a perfect chicken, making a vinaigrette, simmering a flavorful stock—these are basics that most good home cooks have down pat. You don't need an Escoffier-level knowledge of sauces, or the ability to tourné a... More

Cook the Book: Swiss Chard Flan

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 2 comments

This past Sunday morning seemed as good a time as any to venture into the pages of Canal House Cooking and come up with a brunch or lunch-worthy dish. My crisper was brimming with bunches of gorgeous red chard from... More

Cook the Book: Tomatoes All Dressed Up for Summer

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 2 comments

©iStockphoto.com/tacojim We all know the old saying, "you can't judge a book by it's cover." I was wondering if this principle applies to cookbooks. Do the books with the most beautiful covers and photos necessarily have the best recipes? ">Canal... More

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