Cook & Tell: No-fuss Recipes and Gourmet Surprises

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2001 - Cooking - 387 pages
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If you're a food lover with a secret file of best-loved recipes and you like real food from real kitchens, it's time to meet Karyl Bannister, the creator of America's favorite home-cooking newsletter, COOK & TELL, and her far-flung subscribers.
With a no-nonsense approach, Bannister has chosen her personal favorites and those of her readers. From the elegant to the just plain delicious, COOK & TELL contains recipes for dining duos, fast family suppers, old-fashioned Sunday dinners, holiday celebrations, and more. Filled with folksy anecdotes from Bannister and her COOK & TELL contingent, the book is like an agreeable chat and recipe swap with an old friend.

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Cook & tell: no-fuss recipes and gourmet surprises

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Cook & Tell is the monthly newsletter Bannister has written for the last 20 years, sort of a recipe swap with subscribers all over the country and beyond (she has a number of loyal fans in England and ... Read full review

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This is a great book. Well- loved and tried and true recipes from Karyl's celebrated food letter. Sort of a "Best of" including her wonderful cider pot roast, Pastor's Blueberry Pie, Joannie B.'s muffins, etc. I will never let go of my copy of this book!


Old English Summer Soup
Magic Mountain Soup
OneofEach Soup
Cauliflower and Cheddar Soup
SweetandSour Cabbage Soup
Herb Toasties
Consomme with Crunch for Lunch
Hydes BLT
Chicken Tidbits
LimeHoney Marinated Fruit in a Jar

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About the author (2001)

Karyl Bannister, who is always on the prowl for great recipe, has been writing and illustrating the Cook & Tell newsletter for twenty years. She lives in a restored farmhouse on the Maine coast, with her husband, Bob.

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