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 am a forever Julia kind of girl -- but I will be cooking from the new Jacques Pepin for the foreseeable future.

Favorite recipe: Leaves are changing -- time for apples, pears and butternut squash -- my kind of season.


Latest review:

December 5th, 2017

Cranberry and Cilantro Quinoa Salad from All Recipes

An easily thrown together dish that can be used as a side or, with the addition of turkey or chicken, as a main. About 10 minutes of chopping (red onion, red and yellow peppers, cilantro), then toss in... read more >


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book reviews (38)
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aj12754's Bookshelf

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

TitleTagsRatings & Reviews

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 13 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 67 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

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

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

By Madhur Jaffrey
Knopf - 2010


(35 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


(43 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


(163 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 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

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

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

Bruce Aidells's Complete Book of Pork: A Guide to Buying, Storing, and Cooking the World's Favorite Meat

By Bruce Aidells
William Morrow Cookbooks - 2004


(2 recipe reviews)
owned by 6 my recipe reviews 1

The Cheese Course

By Janet Fletcher
Chronicle Books - 2000


(1 recipe review)
owned by 6 my recipe reviews 1

Cheese Primer

By Steven Jenkins
Workman Publishing Company - 1996


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

Chef, Interrupted: Delicious Chefs' Recipes That You Can Actually Make at Home

By Melissa Clark
Clarkson Potter - 2005


(2 recipe reviews)
owned by 11 my recipe reviews 2

Chez Jacques: Traditions and Rituals of a Cook

By Jacques Pepin, Tom Hopkins
Stewart, Tabori & Chang - 2007


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

Chez Panisse Café Cookbook

By Alice L. Waters
William Morrow Cookbooks - 1999


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

Chez Panisse Cooking

By Paul Bertolli, Alice Waters
Peter Smith Pub Inc - 2001


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

Chez Panisse Desserts

By Lindsey R. Shere
Random House - 1994


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