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Last Week's Contest Winners

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Cook the Book: America's Test Kitchen Family Baking Book: princesskaren, pamlovescoffee, chupachups, Larikatz, and poomy. Cook the Book Party Planner: La Cucina: Anne-Marie, HadleyCT, mbreen, BostonDiner, and honeybea. Winners have been notified by email and also appear on our Contest Winners page. Thanks to all who entered.... More

Cook the Book Party Planner: Black Tagliatelle with Cuttlefish

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 1 comment

"The light sauce allows the unctuous, sea-flavored pasta to really shine through." Since most of us have at least a little time off for the holidays, I thought it might be fun to include a final recipe for our Feast... More

Cook the Book Party Planner: Cod with Raisins and Prunes

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[Photograph: stiangd on Flickr] Salt cod is a decidedly old world food, with a history of over 500 years. Way back in the old days, cod was salted and air dried to preserve the nutrients, add flavor, and ensure a... More

Cook the Book Party Planner: Pasta with Sardines

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 2 comments

[Photograph: rockyeda on Flickr] Pasta with Sardines is one the most popular pasta dishes in Sicily—Palermo to be exact—but for all of America's love for pasta this dish has never really caught on. My theory is that pasta con sarde... More

Cook the Book Party Planner: Crostini with Mussels

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 11 comments

[Photograph: Strange Ones on Flickr] Mussels are one of those things that people don't make often enough. They are one of the most simple at-home seafood preparations, virtually foolproof since they let you know the exact second they're finished. These... More

Cook the Book: Sicilian Pizza

Serious Eats Caroline Russock 7 comments

When discussing pizza most people automatically assume that Sicilian-style means a square pie with thick, chewy dough. The traditional pizzas of Sicily are square, but this is where the similarities with their U.S. counterparts end. Sicilian pizza, or sfincione, is... More

Cook the Book Party Planner: La Cucina

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2009 has been a great year for cookbooks and we've been doing our best to share as many of them with you here at Cook the Book, but even spotlighting a book a week can't cover them all. We've got quite a backlog of incredible books so for the next two weeks we are going to amp up our cookbook coverage with additional recipes geared towards entertaining. La Cucina was put together by the Italian Academy of Cuisine as a way to preserve regional Italian cooking at a time when food culture is rapidly becoming homogenized. With over 2,000 recipes from all over Italy, La Cucina is the most comprehensive book on Italian cuisine to be translated into English.... More

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