Cookbook Review: One Pan & Done

One Pan & Done By Molly Gilbert Published by Potter This cookbook is a continuation of the sheet pan meal concept that Ms. Gilbert wrote about in Sheet Pan Suppers. In One Pan & Done all of the recipes are once again cooked in a single pan, but this time it can be anything from […]

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Cookbook Review: Food 52 A New Way To Dinner

A New Way To Dinner By Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs 10 Speed Press Standing in the kitchen at dinner time with a hungry family and no meal plan. A lot of people have experienced that scenario, including me. Many times the best solution turns out to be take-out. Or, if actual cooking is involved, […]

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Book Review: Meditate Your Weight

Meditate Your Weight By Tiffany Cruikshank Published by Harmony Books This book brings together two things that I, and probably many other people, would like to accomplish: a meditation practice and weight loss. The book begins with the benefits of meditating. That alone convinced me to try my hand at meditation. Not only does meditating, […]

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Book Review: Better Than Before

Better Than Before By Gretchen Rubin It’s that time of year. When resolutions have fallen by the wayside. Many of us have the best intentions to start the year fresh with a bounty of new, life-improving habits. But many times what we intend to do and what we end up doing are very different. It […]

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Cookbook Review: My Pantry

My Pantry By Alice Waters with Fanny Singer Published by Pam Krauss Books This is a lovely, in so many ways, little book about some of the staples in chef Alice Waters’ pantry. While my pantry has far less sophisticated ingredients, I can’t wait to add more gourmet fare using this cookbook. Recipes range from […]

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Cookbook Review: The Homemade Kitchen

The Homemade Kitchen By Alana Chernila Published by Potter The subtitle of this cookbook is: Recipes for Cooking with Pleasure. There are recipes that will be pleasurable for both novice and experienced cooks to try their hand at. Beyond that readers can find chapters on everything from cooking for one to making meals for a […]

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Cookbook Review: Street Vegan

Street Vegan: Recipes and Dispatches from the Cinnamon Snail Food Truck By Adam Sobel Published by Potter There is one eating experience that I absolutely cannot resist indulging in if I have a chance, it’s visiting food trucks. I always find the food from trucks to be both delicious and innovative. So I was very […]

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Cookbook Review: Franklin Barbecue

Franklin Barbecue: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto By Aaron Franklin and Jordan Mackay Published by Ten Speed Press Barbecue is an art form and Aaron Franklin is a superstar pitmaster. He went from cooking brisket for his friends, to opening a food truck, to owning a now world-renowned restaurant that has sold out of meat every single […]

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Cookbook Review: A Good Food Day

A Good Food Day By Marco Canora Published by Potter The subtitle of this book is: Reboot Your Health with Food That Tastes Great. And that is exactly what the author did. He is a chef who found that he needed to make some major changes in his life. Unhealthy eating habits had left him […]

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Cookbook Review: Supermarket Healthy

Supermarket Healthy: Recipes & Know-How for Eating Well Without Spending A Lot By Melissa D’Arabian Published by Potter Now that the weather is finally getting warmer my thoughts are turning toward eating healthier. This cookbook is full of healthy recipes that use ingredients that can be found at most supermarkets. There are recipes that cover […]

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