Learn to Combine Flavors in a Whole New Way with “The Flavor Matrix”

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Join us for a discussion with author James Briscione about his cookbook, The Flavor Matrix. Using data from the supercomputer Watson, Chef Briscione breaks down the science behind why some flavor combinations work while others don’t. This is a must-read for creative foodies and science minds alike. Read more now.

Foodal’s Favorite Cookbooks and Food Reads for Holiday Gift Giving

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Which delicious reads are on your holiday shopping list? Cookbook and food enthusiasts will love our round up of top picks for the holiday season, and they’re perfect for gifting. For the citrus lover, world traveler, cooking newbie, or seasoned chef, there’s something for everyone. Read more now on Foodal.

A Gruesome Look at the Dead Delicious Horror Cookbook

Dead Delicious Horror Cookbook Review

Looking to take your Halloween cooking game to the next level with gruesome treats that are sure to creep out your guests? You’ll love this book! Check out our review and get Chris-Rachel Oseland’s recipe for Beet Monkey Bread Brains now on Foodal.

The Third Plate by Dan Barber – Book Review

What Dan Barber brings to the table, both in his book and at his restaurant, is food that has a story, food that is more than just what sits on your plate. His food brings with it the farm and its livestock and its weeds and its labor. Dan Barber’s food is so much more than farm-to-table and so much more than “green.” Dan digs deep into the roots of food to find out what it really means to be a farmer or a fisherman or a rancher – and what impact their actions have on what ends up on your plate. Read our full review of this unique book now!

Go Casserole Crazy!

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Want to take a trip back in time? If you’re a fan of classic comfort food, you’re going to want to check out this cookbook. Emily Farris’s “Casserole Crazy” features everything from dips to desserts, and it’s not to be missed. Perfect for potlucks, these recipes also make excellent leftovers. Read more now on Foodal.