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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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Review: “The VB6 Cookbook,” Mark Bittman

Pros: Delicious healthy recipes! Cons: Not for everyone Rating: 5 out of 5   I received this book for free from Blogging for Books for this review.   The VB6 Cookbook: More than 350 Recipes for Healthy Vegan Meals All

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Have a breakfast/lunch cookbook for review?

I’m on a kick recently of looking for breakfast and lunch recipes that fit well around work. I.e., quick, easy breakfasts and lunches that travel well. If you have a cookbook that in part or all addresses these needs and

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Review: “The Chopped Cookbook”

Pros: Good eats! Cons: One lonely recipe that didn’t work entirely well Rating: 5 out of 5   I received this book for free from Blogging for Books for this review.   Not long ago a friend convinced me to

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