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Tasty Pages: A Podcast From Cooking The Books

Tasty Pages: A Podcast From Cooking The Books

By Tasty Pages
Take a deep dive into a different cookbook each week. We’ll review and rank the selected titles on categories such as food photography and styling, degree of difficulty and, of course, taste! Hosted by the dynamic duo behind the popular Instagram feed Cooking The Books! Johnny & Victoria • Husband & Wife • Chicago, IL
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Episode 37 - Bite Me Balance by Julie Albert & Lisa Gnat
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Bite Me Balance' by Julie Albert & Lisa Gnat. We also chat about Trucker Country music, stealing hotel bathrobes and our (and your) favorite takeout food for those nights when we want a break from cooking. Per usual, our dog Olive wants her voice heard. And, there's a funny Rated G food joke too. You can purchase the book here: https://amzn.to/3rRvOsh.
40:00
May 6, 2021
Episode 36 - The PDT Cocktail Book by Jim Meehan
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'The PDT Cocktail Book' by Jim Meehan with illustrations by Chris Gall. We also chat about our (and your) favorite cocktails. And there's a family-friendly food joke! You can purchase the book here: https://amzn.to/3qMR8yI.
54:44
April 25, 2021
Episode 35 - Japanese Food Made Easy by Aya Nishimura
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Japanese Food Made Easy' by Aya Nishimura. We also chat about our (and your) favorite hamburger toppings. And there's a lame food joke! You can purchase the book here: https://amzn.to/3ikQSnu.
33:02
April 22, 2021
Episode 34 - Amboy by Alvin Cailan
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Amboy' by Alvin Cailan. We also chat about our (and your) last meal on Earth. And there's a lame food joke! You can purchase the book here: https://amzn.to/3qG9scH
50:40
April 11, 2021
Episode 33 - Plat Du Jour by Susan Herrmann Loomis
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Plat Du Jour' by Susan Herrmann Loomis. We also chat about our (and your) favorite pizza toppings. And there's a food joke! You can purchase the book here: https://amzn.to/37CzGpy
34:54
April 3, 2021
Episode 32 - Cast Iron Cooking For Two by Joanna Pruess
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Cast Iron Cooking for Two' by Joanna Pruess. We also chat about our (and your) favorite items from Trader Joe's. And there's a rather R-rated food joke that's best left to the adults in the room! You can purchase the book here: https://amzn.to/3b0PIvA
38:56
March 20, 2021
Episode 31 - Coconut & Sambal by Lara Lee
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Coconut & Sambal' by Lara Lee. We also chat about the oldest item(s) in your refrigerator. And there's a hilarious food joke with a lengthy setup but a great punchline! You can purchase the book here: https://amzn.to/3hZCLUz
40:02
March 13, 2021
Episode 30 - The Chilean Kitchean by Pilar Hernandez & Eileen Smith
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'The Chilean Kitchean' by Pilar Hernandez & Eileen Smith. We also chat about the most annoying habits in the kitchen (all in good fun, of course). We also dish up a hilarious food joke too! You can purchase the book here: https://amzn.to/2LzkwJl
48:08
March 6, 2021
Episode 29 - Cook With Me by Alex Guarnaschelli
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Cook With Me' by Alex Guarnaschelli. We also chat about the best food films. Of course, there's an incredibly funny food joke too! You can purchase the book here: https://amzn.to/3p1MtIl
45:46
February 27, 2021
Episode 28 - Time To Eat by Nadiya Hussain
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Time To Eat' by Nadiya Hussain. We also chat about our most memorable meals. Of course, there's a lame food joke too! You can purchase the book here: https://amzn.to/3725h43
41:40
February 20, 2021
Episode 27 - Home Bar Guide to Tropical Cocktails by Kelly Reilly and Tom Morgan
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'The Home Bar Guide to Tropical Cocktails' by Kelly Reilly and Tom Morgan. We also chat about our favorite kitchen hacks / tricks. Of course, there's a lame food joke too! As an added bonus, you can also listen to the tiki-inspired playlist created by our friend Dean Vaccaro (aka King Kini) at https://m.soundcloud.com/kingkini/the-exotic-sounds-of-club-velvet-show-2 You can purchase the book here: https://amzn.to/3lcyA8D
39:14
February 13, 2021
Episode 26 - In Bibi's Kitchen by Hawa Hassan and Julia Turshen
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'In Bibi's Kitchen' by Hawa Hassan and Julia Turshen. We also chat about our biggest kitchen fails / disasters. Of course, there's a lame food joke too! You can purchase the book here: https://amzn.to/35R39eN
44:08
February 6, 2021
Episode 25 - Flavor by Yotam Ottolenghi and Ixta Belfrage
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Flavor' by Yotam Ottolenghi and Ixta Belfrage. We also chat about the oldest tools and gadgets we use in our kitchen. Of course, there's a dumb food joke too! You can purchase the book here: https://amzn.to/2H7GocA
32:59
January 30, 2021
Episode 24 - The Good Book of Southern Baking by Kelly Fields
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'The Good Book of Southern Baking' by Kelly Fields. Following up on our previous episode's conversation, we chat about foods we ate as a teenager / young adult that we no longer eat. Of course, there's a lame food joke too! You can purchase the book here: https://amzn.to/3egGZVE
46:07
January 22, 2021
Episode 23 - Everyday Dorie by Dorie Greenspan
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Everyday Dorie' by Dorie Greenspan. We also have a riveting conversation about foods you disliked as a kid but now enjoy. Oh yeah, there's a lame food joke too! You can purchase the book here: https://amzn.to/325ux6i
39:16
January 16, 2021
Episode 22 - The Honeysuckle Cookbook by Dzung Lewis
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'The Honeysuckle Cookbook' by Dzung Lewis . We also talk about our favorite kitchen tools and gadgets. Oh yeah, there's a lame food joke too! You can purchase the book here: https://amzn.to/3s31tYO
35:30
January 9, 2021
Episode 21 - United States of Cocktails by Brian Bartels
Hello and welcome to a special episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! Not only is this episode the first to feature a cocktail-specific book, but it's number 21 - Tasty Pages is now legally old enough to drink! In this episode, we discuss 'The United States of Cocktails' by Brian Bartels . In addition to discussing the drinks we enjoyed, we also share memories from the different states these drinks represent in the book (Minnesota, Illinois, Louisiana, Nevada and West Virginia). Additionally, we have not one, not two, but three (!) drinking-related jokes for you! You can purchase the book here: https://amzn.to/3kU8hUE
37:00
January 2, 2021
Episode 20 - Our Favorite Cookbooks of 2020
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss our favorite featured cookbooks of 2020! We featured 52 cookbooks on our Cooking The Books Instagram Feed (@we_cook_books) this year! We each chose our top five picks. Unlike last year, we had some different choices. Listen in for the stimulating banter. Stay for the lame food joke! For a complete list of our top ten (yes, ten!) picks, view our blog post at: https://wecookbooks.com/blog/f/our-favorite-cookbooks-from-2020
26:59
December 30, 2020
Episode 19 - Xi'an Famous Foods by Jason Wang
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Xi'an Famous Foods' by Jason Wang . We also talk about polarizing food ingredients. People either love 'em or hate 'em - with an equal passion! You can purchase the book here: https://amzn.to/37AW8QE
37:51
December 26, 2020
Episode 18 - The Barbuto Cookbook by Jonathan Waxman
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'The Barbuto Cookbook' by Jonathan Waxman . We, along with others, have some issues with this book. Sometimes, good Chefs write bad cookbooks. Buckle up, everyone! This is going to be a tough one!
37:29
December 19, 2020
Episode 17 - Home Style Cookery by Matty Matheson
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Home Style Cookery' by Matty Matheson . We also discuss our love affair with "good" bad holiday movies - which we've been binge watching. You can purchase this book here: https://amzn.to/33KpKIU
31:57
December 12, 2020
Episode 16 - 2020 Year In Review
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we look back on the past year and discuss our favorite meals, photographs and memories. Of course, we answer a listener question and share a food joke too! 
46:44
December 6, 2020
Episode 15 - Greenfeast Autumn, Winter by Nigel Slater
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Greenfeast Autumn, Winter' by Nigel Slater . We also discuss the merits of a shower beverage (apparently, it's a thing). You can purchase this book here: https://amzn.to/2S8EFWF
34:38
November 29, 2020
Episode 14 - Son Of A Southern Chef by Lazarus Lynch
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Son Of A Southern Chef' by Lazarus Lynch . We also take a detour and talk about the 1991 cult classic starring Christina Applegate, 'Don't Tell Mom The Babysitter's Dead' (spoiler alert: the babysitter dies). You can purchase this book here: https://amzn.to/2RQmTXS
27:50
November 21, 2020
Episode 13 - Alpine Cooking by Meredith Erickson
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Alpine Cooking' by Meredith Erickson . You can purchase this book here: https://amzn.to/2H7GocA
39:49
November 14, 2020
Episode 12 - Burma Superstar by Desmond Tan & Kate Leahy
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Burma Superstar' by Desmond Tan & Kate Leahy. You can purchase this book here: https://amzn.to/2SK4s7O
33:56
November 6, 2020
Episode 11 - Smoke, Roots, Mountain, Harvest by Lauren McDuffie
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Smoke, Roots, Mountain, Harvest' by Lauren McDuffie. You can purchase this book here: https://amzn.to/3de7niH
34:57
October 30, 2020
Episode 10 - Umami Bomb by Raquel Pelzel
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Umami Bomb' by Raquel Pelzel. You can purchase this book here: https://amzn.to/33NYIAi
38:00
October 24, 2020
Episode 9 - Simply by Sabrina Ghayour
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Simply' by Sabrina Ghayour. You can purchase this book here: https://amzn.to/3gHsB8u
36:10
October 17, 2020
Episode 8 - Eating Out Loud by Eden Grinshpan
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Eating Out Loud' by Eden Grinshpan. You can purchase this book here: https://amzn.to/3hai4Ux
35:48
October 9, 2020
Episode 7 - Destiny by Victoria Rosenthal
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Destiny' by Victoria Rosenthal. You can purchase this book here: https://amzn.to/2E10UdQ
36:14
October 3, 2020
Episode 6 - On Vegetables by Jeremy Fox
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'On Vegetables' by Jeremy Fox. You can purchase this book here: https://amzn.to/3fxLRVF
39:11
September 26, 2020
Episode 5 - Our "Go To" Cookbook Recipes
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss our 'go to' cookbook recipes from our collection. We also talk about the scandalous behavior that occurred in our pantry during a dinner party. And, of course, we have a food joke! You can read our blog post and view pictures of the dishes here: https://wecookbooks.com/blog/f/our-go-to-cookbook-recipes
29:32
September 19, 2020
Episode 4 - Sababa by Adeena Sussman
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Sababa' by Adeena Sussman. You can purchase this book here: https://amzn.to/319ESye
35:22
September 11, 2020
Episode 3 - Falastin by Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley
Hello and welcome to another episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In this episode, we discuss 'Falastin' by Sami Tamimi and Tara Wigley. You can purchase this book here: https://amzn.to/3hdfJbs
36:28
September 4, 2020
Episode 2 - Friuli Food and Wine by Bobby Stuckey, Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson and Meredith Erickson
Hello and welcome to episode two of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In today's episode, we discuss 'Friuli Food and Wine' by Bobby Stuckey, Lachlan Mackinnon-Patterson and Meredith Erickson. You can purchase this book here: https://amzn.to/2DIZIer
36:59
August 28, 2020
Episode 1 - Bazaar: Vibrant Vegetarian Recipes by Sabrina Ghayour
Hello and welcome to the inaugural episode of Tasty Pages, a podcast by Cooking The Books! In our debut episode, we discuss 'Bazaar: Vibrant Vegetarian Recipes' by Sabrina Ghayour. You can purchase this book here: https://amzn.to/3a5agRl
34:08
August 16, 2020