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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: “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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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: “Tacolicious,” Sara Deseran

Pros: Yum! Cons: … Rating: 5 out of 5   I received this book for free from Blogging for Books for this review.   Tacolicious: Festive Recipes for Tacos, Snacks, Cocktails, and More, by Sara Deseran, is the companion cookbook

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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: “Vibrant Food,” Kimberley Hasselbrink

Pros: Colorful, creative, and inspiring! Cons: Odd organizational scheme; you’ll have trouble finding some ingredients Rating: 4 out of 5   I received this book for free from Blogging for Books for this review.   Vibrant Food: Celebrating the Ingredients,

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