EPISODE 14: HOLIDAY COOKBOOK RECOMMENDATIONS Pt. 2 – ETHNIC COOKBOOKS / Chicken lettuce wraps, spinach-Gruyère soufflé, simple salad.  

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This week’s guest #1: Sally Ekus

Sally Ekus is a literary agent and co-owner of The Lisa Ekus Group, a full service culinary agency specializing in literary and talent representation.  She represents a wide range of culinary talent, from first-time cookbook authors to seasoned chefs, professional food writers to bloggers, and internet and television personalities (and she also represented my own book, A Spoonful of Promises!).  Sally loves being the liaison between an author and their publisher, and takes great pride in guiding authors towards their dreams of publication.  Sally has a deep love of phở, anything spicy, and of course TACOS! You can follow her on Instagram @SallyEkus.

This week’s test cookbook #1:   Damn Delicious by Chungah Rhee (Oxmoor Press)

This week’s guest #2: Molly Stevens

Molly Stevens is a food writer, cookbook author, editor and cooking teacher living in Northern Vermont. Her cookbook All About Roasting: A New Approach to a Classic Art (WW Norton, 2011) won a 2012 James Beard Foundation Award and two International Association of Culinary Professionals Awards. Previously, her cookbook All About Braising: The Art of Uncomplicated Cooking (WW Norton, 2004) also won a 2005 James Beard Foundation Award and an International Association of Culinary Professionals Award. Molly’s articles and recipes appear regularly in Fine Cooking magazine where she is a contributing editor. She has contributed regularly to Saveur, Bon Appétit, and Eating Well magazines. Her recipes and tips have also appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Everyday with Rachel Ray, Real Simple, Yankee, Easy Living (UK), Drinks, Real Food, and House & Garden (South Africa) magazines.

This week’s test cookbook #2: Taste & Technique, by Naomi Pomeroy

Episode 14 Music

  • Sunsearcher, “Latin Rhythm”
  • “Devil with the Devil,” by the Underscore Orchestra
  • “The Lemur,” by Curha

The Level Teaspoon’s theme music: Não me touques, performed by The Bees Knees International Café Orchestra

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