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What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera

It would be hard to go wrong with a book by Albertalli and Silvera. They both excel at giving us characters with flaws and sweetness. And in this case, the book does live up to their accolades as authors: Arthur … Continue reading

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The Family Table Slow Cooker by Dominique DeVito

Author DeVito accomplishes what is promised on the cover: fairly easy recipes for items (not whole meals) using a slow cooker as the main cooking device. The recipes are beautifully presented with plenty of photographs of the finished items. The … Continue reading

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Pure Charcuterie by Meredith Leigh

More reviews (and no fluff) on the blog https://surrealtalvi.wordpress.com/</p></i>My brother in law has produced some great Charcuterie in the last year and I was curious about the process and the benefits. This is a one-stop guide to everything curing: beautifully … Continue reading

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Low Sugar, So Simple by Elviira Krebber

There are two approaches to dealing with the sugar problem right now: find substitutions like Stevia (as with this cookbook) or detox and go clean without any kind of sugar substitutes. Right now, research seems to be indicating that even … Continue reading

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The Diet Detox by Brooke Alpert

Alpert’s The Diet Detox contains most of the findings about diet and nutrition that we come to expect: avoid sugars, avoid carbs, get away from processed foods, eat smarter. In addition, there are exercises and lifestyle changes such as not … Continue reading

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Food: What the Heck Should I Eat by Mark Hymen

The subtitle of the book is surprisingly accurate rather than flippant: this is a book that takes all we know about the various food groups and updates our knowledge. It turns over a lot of misconceptions about what is healthy … Continue reading

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Atkins Eat Right, Not Less by Colette Heimowitz

Atkins’ Nutritional’s Colette Heimowitz has updated their diet regime to put more of an emphasis on hidden sugar avoidance to combine with the ‘low card’ regime that made Dr. Atkins famous. The book is beautifully laid out – from full … Continue reading

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