Julie & Julia

Saw 'Julie & Julia' last night and loved it.  Based on the books My Life in France by Julia Child and Julie & Julia by Julie Powell, this juxtapositions the two stories.  Julia is finding herself through French cooking (then relatively unknown in US home kitchens) and Julie is finding herself by cooking her way through Julia's Mastering the Art of French Cooking and then blogging about it.  I've… read more

Dinner Ninja

Every once in a while, you suddenly realize that you're richer than you thought. Maybe you find a twenty in your sock drawer, or you remember that you have leftover paella in your fridge and no one else knows about it! I suddenly got that feeling the other day while using EYB for the first time. In this case, though,… read more

I’m loving this website!

Well I know I am biased but I am really getting pleasure out of using EYB. The last two nights I have cooked completely new dinners as a result of using Recipe searches. Last night I did a really quick Salmon and Couscous recipe from Jamie's Dinners (searched on salmon as ingredient and rice, grains & polenta as ingredient type)… read more

Vietnamese “vegetarian” dishes

I was amused when looking through The Foods of Vietnam by Nicole Routhier to find in the chapter titled Vegetarian dishes, recipes that contained ground pork, shrimp, bacon, oyster sauce and fish sauce.  There must be a completely different concept of what a vegetarian is. read more

Welcome to Eat Your Books

After a lot of planning, EatYourBooks.com is finally live.  The idea for the website grew from a desire I had to make better use of my large collection of cookbooks.  I wanted to find new recipes quickly and to be able to search by several criteria such as main ingredients, ethnicity, type of dish, occasions, etc.  I also wanted to… read more
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