All this is to say that when Chris is excited about a baking book, I am excited about a baking book. Lately, it's the newest one from Tish Boyle. Chris, who has been a Boyle groupie since she was editor of "Chocolatier" magazine, was on me for a copy of Flavorful as soon as he got wind it was coming out.
Warning: Don't open this book when hungry. The rustic, hand-shaped pastas photographed by Ed Anderson are so tempting that you'll want to eat them right off the page.
In chapters organized by season, Hugh Acheson offers three or four recipes for each fruit or vegetable.