aj12754's Profile

From: Montclair, NJ USA

Joined: November 22nd, 2009

About me: I can't be the only person who starts thinking about what to cook next while I am doing the dishes for the meal I just finished eating ... right?

Favorite cookbook: I flirt with all of them. But I am a sucker for good writing and great pictures.

Favorite recipe: Pretty much any combo of good bread and great cheese.


Latest review:

November 11th, 2018

Cream of Mushroom Soup from Classic American Food Without Fuss:: Over 100 Favorite Recipes Made Easy

Bit of a caveat before posting this review. The rating is based primarily on my husband's taste buds as my will be inoperable for a few months. He liked this soup quite a lot ... but not enough to have... read more >


recipe reviews (691)
book reviews (39)
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aj12754's Bookshelf

299 book(s). Click the title of a book to start adding your recipe and book reviews.

TitleTagsRatings & Reviews

The 150 Best American Recipes: Indispensable Dishes from Legendary Chefs and Undiscovered Cooks (150 Best Recipes)

By Fran McCullough, Molly Stevens, Rick Bayless
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2006


(3 recipe reviews)
owned by 19 my recipe reviews 0

The 1997 Joy of Cooking

By Marion Rombauer Becker, Ethan Becker, Irma S. Rombauer
Scribner - 1997


(21 recipe reviews)
owned by 141 my recipe reviews 4 book review

The 30-minute Cook

By Nigel Slater
Penguin Books Ltd - 2006


(18 recipe reviews)
owned by 14 my recipe reviews 0

365 Great Cookies and Brownies

By Joanne Lamb Hayes, Bonnie Tandy Leblang
HarperCollins Publishers - 1996


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 3 my recipe reviews 0

A16: Food + Wine

By Nate Appleman, Shelley Lindgren, Kate Leahy, Ed Anderson
Ten Speed Press - 2008


(4 recipe reviews)
owned by 15 my recipe reviews 1

Ad Hoc at Home

By Thomas Keller
Artisan - 2009


(252 recipe reviews)
owned by 147 my recipe reviews 3

The Afternoon Tea Book

By Michael Smith, Michael R. P. Bartlett
John Wiley & Sons - 1989


(2 recipe reviews)
owned by 3 my recipe reviews 0

Alfred Portale's Twelve Seasons Cookbook: A Month-by-Month Guide to the Best There is to Eat

By Alfred Portale, Andrew Friedman
Broadway - 2000


(1 recipe review)
owned by 9 my recipe reviews 1

The Alice B.Toklas Cookbook

By Alice B. Toklas, Sir Francis Rose
Serif - 2004


(1 recipe review)
owned by 5 my recipe reviews 0

All About Braising: The Art of Uncomplicated Cooking

By Molly Stevens
W.W. Norton & Co. - 2004


(19 recipe reviews)
owned by 68 my recipe reviews 3

Alton Brown's Gear For Your Kitchen

By Alton Brown
Stewart, Tabori & Chang - 2008


(2 recipe reviews)
owned by 14 my recipe reviews 0

Anne Willan's Cook It Right

By Anne Willan
Readers Digest - 1998


(1 recipe review)
owned by 5 my recipe reviews 1

Anthony Bourdain's Les Halles Cookbook: Strategies, Recipes, and Techniques of Classic Bistro Cooking

By Anthony Bourdain
Bloomsbury USA - 2004


(5 recipe reviews)
owned by 30 my recipe reviews 3

The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen

By Jacques Pepin, Ron Manville, Michel Chevalier
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2003


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 12 my recipe reviews 0

Apéritif: Cocktail Hour the French Way

By Rebekah Peppler
Clarkson Potter - 2018


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 1 my recipe reviews 0

Around My French Table: More Than 300 Recipes from My Home to Yours

By Dorie Greenspan, Alan Richardson
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2010


(47 recipe reviews)
owned by 83 my recipe reviews 5

The Art of Eating In: How I Learned to Stop Spending and Love the Stove

By Cathy Erway
Gotham - 2010


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 2 my recipe reviews 0 book review

The Art of Simple Food: Notes, Lessons, and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution

By Alice Waters
Clarkson Potter - 2007


(56 recipe reviews)
owned by 88 my recipe reviews 4 book review

Artisanal Cooking: A Chef Shares His Passion for Handcrafting Great Meals at Home

By Terrance Brennan, Andrew Friedman, Christopher Hirsheimer
Wiley - 2005


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 6 my recipe reviews 0

At Home with Madhur Jaffrey: Simple, Delectable Dishes from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka

By Madhur Jaffrey
Knopf - 2010


(36 recipe reviews)
owned by 18 my recipe reviews 0

At Home with Michael Chiarello: Easy Entertaining

By Michael Chiarello, Karl Petzke
Chronicle Books - 2005


(3 recipe reviews)
owned by 19 my recipe reviews 0

Avec Eric: A Culinary Journey with Eric Ripert

By Eric Ripert
Wiley - 2010


(3 recipe reviews)
owned by 8 my recipe reviews 2

The Babbo Cookbook

By Mario Batali
Clarkson Potter - 2002


(1 recipe review)
owned by 20 my recipe reviews 0

Baking with Julia Savor the Joys of Baking with America's Best Bakers

By Dorie Greenspan
William Morrow Cookbooks - 1996


(13 recipe reviews)
owned by 76 my recipe reviews 0

Baking: From My Home to Yours

By Dorie Greenspan
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2006


(44 recipe reviews)
owned by 121 my recipe reviews 1

Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving

By Judi Kingry, Lauren Devine
Robert Rose - 2006


(3 recipe reviews)
owned by 23 my recipe reviews 1

Balsamic Vinegar Cookbook

By Meesha Halm
William Morrow Cookbooks - 1997


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 2 my recipe reviews 0

Barefoot Contessa at Home: Everyday Recipes You'll Make Over and Over Again

By Ina Garten
Clarkson Potter - 2006


(56 recipe reviews)
owned by 145 my recipe reviews 8

Barefoot Contessa Back to Basics: Fabulous Flavor from Simple Ingredients

By Ina Garten
Clarkson Potter - 2008


(46 recipe reviews)
owned by 140 my recipe reviews 10 book review

The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook

By Ina Garten, Martha Stewart
Clarkson Potter - 1999


(164 recipe reviews)
owned by 155 my recipe reviews 6

Barefoot Contessa Family Style: Easy Ideas and Recipes That Make Everyone Feel Like Family

By Ina Garten
Clarkson Potter - 2002


(43 recipe reviews)
owned by 128 my recipe reviews 5

Barefoot Contessa Foolproof: Recipes You Can Trust

By Ina Garten
Clarkson Potter - 2012


(11 recipe reviews)
owned by 33 my recipe reviews 0

Barefoot Contessa How Easy Is That?: Fabulous Recipes & Easy Tips

By Ina Garten
Clarkson Potter - 2010


(30 recipe reviews)
owned by 49 my recipe reviews 1

Barefoot Contessa Parties! Ideas and Recipes for Easy Parties That Are Really Fun

By Ina Garten
Clarkson Potter - 2001


(31 recipe reviews)
owned by 101 my recipe reviews 1

Barefoot in Paris: Easy French Food You Can Make at Home

By Ina Garten
Clarkson Potter - 2004


(36 recipe reviews)
owned by 70 my recipe reviews 7 book review

Becoming A Chef - With Recipes And Reflections From America's Leading Chefs

By Karen Page, Andrew Dornenburg
Van Nostrand Reinhold - 1995


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 5 my recipe reviews 0

The Best American Recipes 1999: The Year's Top Picks from Books, Magazine, Newspapers and the Internet (Best American Series)

By Suzanne Hamlin, Fran McCullough
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 1999


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 10 my recipe reviews 0

The Best American Recipes 2000

By Suzanne Hamlin, Fran McCullough
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2000


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 7 my recipe reviews 0

The Best American Recipes 2002-2003 (Best American)

By Fran McCullough, Molly Stevens, Anthony Bourdain
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2002


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 6 my recipe reviews 0

The Best American Recipes 2003-2004: The Year's Top Picks from Books, Magazines, Newspapers, and the Internet

By Fran McCullough, Molly Stevens, Rick Bayless, Fran McCullough, Molly Stevens, Mario Batali, Fran McCullough, Molly Stevens, Fran McCullough, Molly Stevens, Alan Richman
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2003


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 7 my recipe reviews 0

The Best American Recipes 2004-2005: The Year's Top Picks from Books, Magazines, Newspapers, and the Internet

By Fran McCullough, Molly Stevens, Bobby Flay
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2004


(5 recipe reviews)
owned by 13 my recipe reviews 2

The Best American Recipes 2005-2006: The Year's Top Picks from Books, Magazines, Newspapers, and the Internet

By Fran McCullough, Molly Stevens, Mario Batali
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - 2005


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 8 my recipe reviews 0

Betty Crocker's International Cookbook

By Betty Crocker, Pat Stewart, Barbara Gorder Sims
Random House - 1980


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 2 my recipe reviews 0

Bistro Cooking

By Patricia Wells
Workman Publishing Company - 1989


(18 recipe reviews)
owned by 41 my recipe reviews 2

Bistro Cooking

By Patricia Wells, Judy Kleiber Jones
Workman Pub Co - 1989


(1 recipe review)
owned by 4 my recipe reviews 0

The Bistros, Brasseries, and Wine Bars of Paris: Everyday Recipes from the Real Paris

By Daniel Young
William Morrow Cookbooks - 2006


(1 recipe review)
owned by 4 my recipe reviews 1

Book of Soups: More than 100 Recipes for Perfect Soups (Culinary Institute of America)

By The Culinary Institute of America
Lebhar-Friedman Books - 2005


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 2 my recipe reviews 0

Bouchon

By Thomas Keller
Artisan - 2004


(4 recipe reviews)
owned by 51 my recipe reviews 0

Braise: A Journey Through International Cuisine

By Daniel Boulud
Ecco - 2006


(0 recipe reviews)
owned by 4 my recipe reviews 0

Breakfast, Lunch, Tea: The Many Little Meals of Rose Bakery

By Rose Carrarini
Phaidon Press - 2006


(5 recipe reviews)
owned by 15 my recipe reviews 0