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What does this world-renowned chef and cookbook author read when he's not whipping up something delicious? See Yotam's Ottolenghi's top three favorite books of 2017... Continue reading
Posted 16 hours ago at Omnivoracious
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Bestselling children's book author Dav Pilkey let us watch him draw and ask him questions at the same time...so we made a video of it, of course. Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Omnivoracious
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Leigh Bardugo not only writes top-notch young adult novels, she reads them as well. Here are her three favorites of this year--one of them an early read of a book coming in January 2018... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Omnivoracious
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This Is How It Always Is published back in January, but the power of Frankel's novel to stay fresh in your mind also gave it the power to secure a spot on our list of the Top 20 Best Books of 2017. Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at Omnivoracious
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When Maggie Stiefvater visited us in Seattle we talked about her new novel All the Crooked Saints, miracles, owls, and more. Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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John Green writes best selling young adult fiction, but what does he read? The top three books he enjoyed the most this year are an interesting mix... Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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Want to wow your dinner guests this holiday season? This dessert from Jamie Oliver can't help but impress with looks and flavor. Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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For a holiday cookie exchange or just for fun--Sally's Cookie Addiction is packed with sweet ideas like this one. Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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Holiday breakfast or lazy post-holiday mornings go best with a beautiful bundt cake from Zingerman's Bakehouse cookbook. The Lemon Poppy Seed variation looks amazing too, so maybe try both... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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Fudge. Any way you slice it, it's rich holiday goodness. This recipe from Holiday Cookies looks especially delicious with a killer combo of dark chocolate and hazelnut... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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Mark Bittman knows How to Cook Everything but what does he like to read? Check out Bittman's trifecta of this year's favorites... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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The holiday muzak is wafting through the air and the countdown until the big day, or days, has begun. Here are some of the new holiday books of the season that are on the top of our list. Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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We have always loved Rick Riordan's writing, and this year the books he loved overlap with some of our own recent favorites... Continue reading
Posted Dec 1, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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Our favorite young adult books of the year include titles from authors we've been waiting on for years, series starters that now have us hooked, and strong contemporary fiction that made us think, cry, and laugh. Here's a sample of our top 20. Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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Legendary chef Jacques Pépin serves up a trio of his favorite reads... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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A dish from Smitten Kitchen Every Day (our top pick for the best cookbook of the year) that's quickly become a weeknight staple at my house... Continue reading
Posted Nov 27, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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He's instantly recognizable from his many movies, but Jason Segel is also making a name for himself in books for young readers. What does this funny guy like to read? The answer may surprise you. Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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Out of the stacks and stacks of cookbooks that crossed the desk and hit the kitchen counter, here's a taste of the twenty we think are the must-haves of 2017. Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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Celebrated picture book artist and author Oliver Jeffers talks about writing his latest book for his young son and allows us inside his studio during the process. Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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Whether you're hosting or bringing for Thanksgiving this year, here are a few recipe ideas that we think will make your contribution the star of the table. Continue reading
Posted Nov 14, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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What did this popular blogger, author, TV host, and mom love reading this year? I'll give you a hint: one of the books she chose is full of wacky poems... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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Time to talk turkey, and if you're hosting Thanksgiving for the first time or just want to try something new, Christopher Kimball's recipe below from his new cookbook, Christopher Kimball's Milk Street may be just the thing. I like that this isn't an all-day ordeal--3 1/2 hours and minimal basting... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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As he says in the introduction to his recipe from Christopher Kimball's Milk Street cookbook, "stuffing is basically a flavorful sponge to soak up gravy and any stray melting butter that escapes a vegetable." I couldn't agree more, and I love Kimball's method of seasoning the bread cubes here. I'm... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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I'm bringing dessert to a Friendsgiving dinner and plan to wow the table with this non-traditional pie from Gail Simmons' book, Bringing It Home. Pumpkin pie? Absolutely. But a banana, toffee, chocolate, whipped cream pie? Showstopper! Chocolate Banoffee Pie Serves 8 Dulce de Leche 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk... Continue reading
Posted Nov 10, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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What a year it's been--so many great books! Not to add to the "to be read" pile, but...here's our picks for the best books for kids this year. Continue reading
Posted Nov 9, 2017 at Omnivoracious