Game of Scones

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by Marilyn Freund

If there’s anyone on your holiday gift list who is a “Game of Thrones” geek, have I got a score for you!

Game of Scones: All Men Must Dine (by Jammy Lannister) is a small, hardback cookbook in which all the recipes are named for characters or events in George R.R. Martin’s epic work, A Song of Ice and Fire, better known by its HBO title, Game of Thrones. (via Indiebound or Amazon.) And so we have Tyrion’s Shortbread, Red (Velvet) Wedding Cake, and my favorite, Daenerys’ Dragon Eggs and Unsullied Soldiers (without nuts). Fans will get these jokes; the rest not so much. Continue reading

Crudités with Pomelo Aioli, Yellow Grapefruit and Avocado Salad, and Lime and Chile Salted Almonds from CITRUS by Valerie Aikman-Smith and Victoria Pearson

This sunny, citrus-infused collection of inventive, foolproof recipes showcases lemons, oranges, tangerines, grapefruits, and limes as well as out-of-the-ordinary kumquats, pomelos, Buddha’s hand, and yuzu in everything from breakfast to dinner, drinks to dessert. Continue reading