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Cooking from Molly O'Neill's "One Big Table"

The Dairy Queen | Jan 21, 2011 04:12 AM

There were several nominations for OBT in the February COTM nominations thread, but a couple of posters also expressed that they found O'Neill's previous "New York Cookbook" uninspiring. I imagine this book will come up in future nominations threads, so thought it might be a good idea to get some reports out there so we can see whether this book is worthy of a future COTM.

INFO ABOUT THE BOOK:

~O'Neill's website: http://onebigtable.com/
Table of contents and a few recipes appear in The Book/A Look Inside.

~Thread with initial impressions about the book: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/7497...

~WaPo review http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/...

~Recipes Indexed on EYB http://www.eatyourbooks.com/library/8...

~O'Neill interview PBS newshour http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/entert...

REPORTS:

dkennedy's reports on

~Hal and Mal's vegetable soup recipe on p. 113 " ok [...] but it was nothing I would earmark to make again."

~Rod Okuno' green chili on p. 463 "shows more promise but it is not spectacular as written"
http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/7580...

RECIPE LINKS:

~Ellen Sullivan's Lavender Tenderloin
http://www.epicurious.com/articlesgui...

~Virginia’s French Almond Cookies (Columbus, Ohio).
~LaVerne’s Black Raspberry Bars (Arlington, Virginia
http://astore.amazon.com/epistore-20/...

~Homa Movafaghi's Persian Noodle Soup
~Judge George Chew's Justifiably Famous Ribs
~Peter's Saigon-Biloxi Shrimp
http://projects.washingtonpost.com/re...

I tried a recipe last night, which I will post about shortly.

~TDQ

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