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Good Taste

The quintessential compendium on the best bites in Northern Michigan, from artisan breads to ziti and star-rated restaurants in between. This is the Introduction to my 2002 book, Good Taste: A Guide to Northern Michigan Cuisine, now out of print: As a kid growing up in the Detroit area, I took regular treks with my family …

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Cherry Home Companion

My Groovy Gourmet Cherry Cookbook The definitive hardcover guide to cooking with cherries. This 200-page, spiral-bound hardcover book features mouthwatering recipes for breakfast. lunch, dinner, appetizers, desserts and drinks. Michigan’s finest restaurants, chefs and food writers around the U.S. and Canada contributed to this book, published by Arbutus Press in 2002.  Available on and