just in time for the holidays: canal house cooking vol. 7

canal house cooking apple cake

photo: christopher hirsheimer

We’ve loved Canal House Cooking since it launched in 2009. Created and self-published by two home chefs, each book in this cookbook series is made with care, beautifully presented with unique (and do-able) recipes. We treasure our copies, but we also like to give subscriptions as gifts–new books are released three times a year, but every little book is full of enough surprises to last throughout the months in-between. (Single books can also be purchased on amazon.)

canal house cooking peppers agrodolce

photo: christopher hirsheimer

The latest volume arrived in the mail recently, with the promising theme “la dolce vita.” We’ve already found a couple of recipes we’d love to use for the holidays, including the gorgeous  apple cake and the peppers in agrodolce, both seen above. While there’s no substitute for the book, we love that the folks at Canal House accompany each of their new releases with a free pdf on their website, that includes a selection of new recipes. Both the cake and the peppers can be found there.

canal house cooking volume 7 cover


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One Response to just in time for the holidays: canal house cooking vol. 7

  1. Harriet 12.12.2011 at 9:21am #

    I love Canal House Cooking. Another great gift idea is to give friends The Improvisational Cook!

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