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Review: “Super Foods Cookbook,” Reader’s Digest

Pros: One of the recipes we tried came out well… Cons: …the other ones didn’t. Rating: 2 out of 5 NOTE: Review book provided by Reader’s Digest   Super Foods Cookbook: 184 Super Easy Recipes to Boost Your Health (N/A)

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Review: “Gluten-Free Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day,” Hertzberg and Francois

Pros: Delicious and easy Cons: Hard crust, shaggy look, doesn’t brown well Rating: 4 out of 5 NOTE: Review book provided by authors   I’m a huge fan of Hertzberg and Francois’s original Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day

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Upcoming Cookbook Reviews

I always make recipes from the cookbooks I review. At the moment we’re making things from: Reader’s Digest’s cookbook Super Foods Cookbook: 184 Super Easy Recipes to Boost Your Health (N/A) Hertzberg and Francois’s Gluten-Free Artisan Bread in Five Minutes

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Review: “International Night,” Mark and Talia Kurlansky

Pros: Delightful variety; great way to explore other cuisines Cons: Some recipes we tried were just ‘okay’ Rating: 4 out of 5   I received this book for free from Bloomsbury Publishing for this review.   International Night: A Father

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Review: “Best Lunch Box Ever,” Katie Sullivan Morford

Pros: Waaaay too good Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5 Review book (published 2013) provided by Chronicle Books   Best Lunch Box Ever: Ideas and Recipes for School Lunches Kids Will Love by Katie Sullivan Morford is the next

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Recipe: Baked Beans and Guacamole

I wanted a baked beans recipe that: Used canned beans Didn’t use canned baked beans (that’s a serving suggestion, not a recipe!) Went easy on the sweet stuff (accent, not candied beans) I found this recipe for “Bar-B-Q Baked Beans”

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Recipe: My favorite bean salad

I have a love for simple bean salads. They’re quick & easy, they’re delicious, and they’re healthy. So here’s a frame recipe with ideas for variations. The full recipe is below the photos. First, drain and rinse two cans of

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Old Takes: "Cooking Light Five Star Recipes"

I’ve located a few old reviews that I don’t seem to have posted here, so I thought I’d go ahead and add them while I work on catching up with new ones. Pros: Fantastic recipes, useful charts and tips, clear

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2012 gift guide for cooks posted on reviews site!

Gift Guide for cooks: Today I wrote my 2012 gift guide for cooks, tackling the new modernist cooking trend. It includes a link to my review of the original “modernist cuisine” book set, as well as links to various bits

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Gift ideas for cooks, 2012

Since I review a lot of cookbooks, I thought you might appreciate this one. I got a bit into the whole Modernist Cooking idea this year, just because food science is pretty neat and lets you do cool things. I

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