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How to Write about Food: How to Become a Published Restaurant Critic, Food Journalist, Cookbook Author, and Food Blogger

So you want to be a food writer? Here you go! How to Write about Food: How to Become a Published Restaurant Critic, Food Journalist, Cookbook Author, and Food Blogger tells you how to break in, even if you’ve never written before (with — and this is the best part — email addresses of publications and cookbook […]

The Curated Kitchen: 1007 Best, Fastest, Easiest Cooking & Baking Tips, Tricks, Secrets, and Techniques

So, you want to cook and bake better, faster, easier with confidence, skill, and joy. Here you go — 1007 Best, Fastest, Easiest Cooking & Baking Tips, Tricks, Secrets, and Techniques. Written by a culinary-school trained chef, you’ll learn how to select the best chocolate, how to give your meat a perfect sear, how to make restaurant-quality stock. […]

The very best book comment, ever

I tend to write exclusively about food-oriented topics here (the blog being called The Curated Kitchen and all), but in the interest of introducing a delightful note of levity, I would like to share a snippet from my favorite review of all time from my book Punctuation: The Shortest, Simplest, Most Lighthearted Guide, Ever: “I […]

Foodie book: “What is that on the Menu? A Simple Guide to French Food Words”

Ahh springtime in Paris. But what is that on the menu? Is that truffles? Or frog’s legs? Is it a lovely cheese? A delicious stew? Or even snails? What is that on the Menu? A Simple Guide to French Food Words is a list of the most popular French words and phrases with clear, simple, straightforward […]

Book: “Into the Fire: 101 Things Every Culinary School Student Should Know Before They Go”

Here’s the must-read book for anyone who has ever thought about going to culinary school: Into the Fire: 101 Things Every Culinary School Student Should Know Before They Go. Written by a culinary school student, you’ll get all the fast and easy tips you need, not only to help you survive the pressure-cooker environment that […]

Foodie book: “What is that on the Menu? A Simple Guide to Italian Food Words”

What is that on the menu? Is that eel? Or anchovies? Rabbit? Or squid? Is it a lovely cookie? A delicious salami? Or even a cheese? Do you really know what you are ordering? What is that on the Menu? A Simple Guide to Italian Food Words gives you clear, simple, straightforward translations of the most popular Italian words […]

For the food writer: “Punctuation: The Shortest, Simplest, Most Lighthearted Guide, Ever”

Last week I talked about How to Write about Food: How to Become a Published Restaurant Critic, Food Journalist, Cookbook Author, and Food Blogger and some readers expressed concerns about punctuation. So, this week, I give you Punctuation: The Shortest, Simplest, Most Lighthearted Guide, Ever. This is an incredibly simple, wonderfully clear, delightfully amusing little guide […]

Book: “The Funniest, Silliest, Rudest Things Overheard at Culinary School”

Have you ever wondered what really goes on behind-the-scenes at culinary school? What is said? What is whispered? The Funniest, Silliest, Rudest Things Overheard at Culinary School is your chance to eavesdrop on what culinary school is really like. Here you will find the funny, silly, honest, absurd things chefs and culinary school students say, unedited and unabridged. […]

Book: A Scent of Champagne: 8,000 Champagnes Tasted and Rated

Just in time for the holidays, the book, the definitive book, to champagne entitled A Scent of Champagne: 8,000 Champagnes Tasted and Rated. After the jump, there is an excerpt from this gorgeous, heavy, coffee table book on how to choose the correct champagne glass. Cheers!

The curated kitchen: new release “A Farm Dies Once A Year” with excerpt

What happens when a man, lost and aimless, returns to the family farm? What are his day-to-day struggles with the land? And, more interestingly, what are his day-to-day struggles with himself? Fascinating peek into homecoming and organic farming. See for yourself; there is an excerpt of A Farm Dies Once A Year after the jump.