Judy Copek - Novelist * Blogger * Poet * Geek * Traveller * Cook * Gardener

Favorite Cook Books

The New York Times, 'Joy' and 'Julia'---we all love the classic cookbooks!
Below are two that you may have have missed.

Cucina Simpatica: Robust Trattoria Cooking
Johanne Killeen & George Germon, Harper Collins, 1991.
Recipes from Al Forno Restaurant in Providence. The pizza is to die for!

The Artists & Writer's Cookbook
Contact Editions, Sausalito, CA, 1961
Fun to read and to cook from

Matchbooks remind us of our favorite restaurants

Phoenix: Such Is Life ( Asi Es La Vida) --- Great Mexican Food in a Friendly Atmosphere
Boston: Figs and Olives --- Todd English cooks and cooks and cooks
Hagerstown, MD : Schmankerl Stube --- Classic German dishes and gemutlichkeit
Bernal Heights, San Francisco Playa Azul Olé!
Sharon, MA: Coriander Bistro An Indian gem in the 'burbs

Food & Restaurant Web Sites

  • Epicurious
  • Bon Appetit Recipes
  • Williams Sonoma
  • Cook's Illustrated Magazine
  • The Apricot King
  • Penzey's Spices
  • Randy¬ís Barbeque Ravings
  • Old Cookbooks: Food As It Used to Be
  • The Cheeseparer's Blog


    Recipes from Judy's Kitchen

  • This months offerings