EPISODE 15: HOLIDAY COOKBOOK RECOMMENDATIONS Pt. 3 – Kids’ Cookbooks & Stocking Stuffers / Roast chicken, roast cabbage, pain de campagne & *croissants*!!!  

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KIDS’ COOKBOOKS recommendations:

  …. and
[not mentioned on the podcast
but also worth considering
for younger kids.]




Jane Kelly is the co-founder of Eat Your Books, the only website in the world that searches through all your recipes – from your cookbooks, magazines and online sources. She was a senior manager and CEO in the music and TV industry in the UK. In the late 90s she started and ran a website selling cookbooks. She loves to cook though is cursed by a family of fussy eaters whereas she will happily eat everything (which is probably also a curse).  She lives near Boston.

This week’s test cookbook #1:   Small Victories: Recipes, Advice + Hundreds of Ideas for Kitchen Victories, by Julia Turshen (Chronicle Books)

This week’s guest #2: Pete Baker

Pete Baker is the Kitchen Manager at the Insight Meditation Society in Barre Massachusetts.  He spends much of his time on food and drink related activities including bread baking and pizza making in a homemade outdoor wood-fired clay oven, keeping bees and chickens, and tending to a very large vegetable garden and small orchard as well as foraging for mushrooms. He also is an avid home brewer.

This week’s test cookbook #2: Bread Illustrated: a Step by Step Guide to Achieving Bakery Quality Results at Home, by America’s Test Kitchen

Episode 15 Music

  • “Holiday 2,” by Dave Depper
  • “Pixelland,” by Kevin MacLeod
  • “Darxieland,” by Kevin MacLeod
  • “Avareh,” by Mamak Khadem

Episode 15 Sound Effects

Lethbridge Sounds, and others hosted at freesound.org, soundbible.com, and looperman.com, as well as my own recordings.

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

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