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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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Review: “The Art of Eating through the Zombie Apocalypse,” Lauren Wilson

Pros: Funny, useful Cons: Sense of humor is a matter of personal taste; photos would have been useful Rating: 4 out of 5 NOTE: Review book provided by publisher Lauren Wilson’s The Art of Eating through the Zombie Apocalypse: A

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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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Review: “Asian Pickles,” Karen Solomon

Pros: I’m getting addicted to pickling; a wide variety of types of recipes Cons: That wide variety means some recipe styles inevitably won’t appeal Rating: 4 out of 5   I received this book for free from Blogging for Books

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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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Excerpt review: “The Art of Eating Through the Zombie Apocalypse,” Lauren Wilson

Pros: Fun reading; great info Cons: Couldn’t review the full book for you Rating: A provisional 4 out of 5 Excerpt provided free by publisher.   The Art of Eating through the Zombie Apocalypse: A Cookbook and Culinary Survival Guide

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