Tag Archives: Joy of Cooking

The Joy Review

My cooking experiences with a cookbook called Joy started when I bought a used spiral bound paperback edition published by New American Library under the “Plume” moniker.  It must have been in the 1990’s.  Only one recipe is tabbed; “Ginger … Continue reading

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The Joy of Snowing

I recently finished reading Anne Mendelson’s 1996 book Stand Facing the Stove.  It’s a dense and interesting biography of Irma S. Rombauer, Marion Rombauer, and the cooking compendium they created, Joy of Cooking. I picked up the book to learn … Continue reading

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Peak Food

In case you didn’t know it, Maine is a “foodie destination.”  The brightest food star is Portland with a Wikipedia entry for the city that includes a lengthy subsection on food and beverage.  Search “restaurants in Portland” on the Maine … Continue reading

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