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Review: “No-Churn Ice Cream,” Leslie Bilderback

Pros: Some truly delicious ice cream! Cons: Problems in flavors and instructions Rating: 3 out of 5 No-Churn Ice Cream: Over 100 Simply Delicious No-Machine Frozen Treats is a promising title by Leslie Bilderback. Sure, I have an ice cream

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Review: “Fika” (cookbook), Brones & Kindvall

Pros: Sooo delicious! Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 I received this book for free from Blogging for Books for this review.   Fika: The Art of The Swedish Coffee Break is an absolutely delicious cookbook! It explains that

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Review: “The Great Big Pressure Cooker Book,” Weinstein & Scarbrough

Pros: Helpful tips; some good recipes Cons: Some ‘meh’ recipes Rating: 3 out of 5 I received this book for free from Blogging for Books for this review.   Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough’s The Great Big Pressure Cooker Book:

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Review: “The Paleo Chef,” Pete Evans

Pros: Scrumptious food Cons: Not sold on everything Rating: 4.5 out of 5 I received this book for free from Blogging for Books for this review.   The Paleo Chef: Quick, Flavorful Paleo Meals for Eating Well by Pete Evans

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Review: “A Good Food Day,” Marco Canora

Pros: Delicious, healthy food Cons: Not everything wowed me Rating: 4.5 out of 5   I received this book for free from Blogging for Books for this review.   Marco Canora has joined the movement that pushes healthful, ‘clean’, unprocessed

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Review: “Bread Revolution,” Peter Reinhart

Pros: Yum! Cons: There were a number of recipes I couldn’t try Rating: 4 out of 5 (provisional)   I received this book for free from Blogging for Books for this review.   Bread Revolution: World-Class Baking with Sprouted and

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On Reviewing Cookbooks

Any time I review a cookbook I make recipes from it first. You can have a gorgeous cookbook written by a famous chef that’s full of errors, and you can have some ugly little book written by someone you’ve never

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Feasting Resource

Recently I used and reviewed the Taste of Home Christmas cookbook. We liked it so much we decided to make our Thanksgiving meal entirely from that cookbook, just for the Hell of it. For desserts, we had a pumpkin mousse

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Update

It’s been a weird couple of weeks, with a bunch of things to do. So, not as many reviews have gone up. No worries–I just finished one library book (Summer Knight by Jim Butcher) to hopefully put up a review

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Review: “Taste of Home Christmas”

Pros: Yum! Cons: Some recipes could use more seasoning Rating: 4 out of 5 NOTE: Review book provided by Reader’s Digest   Taste of Home Christmas: 465 Recipes For a Merry Holiday is a delightful collection of holiday recipes. Contents

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