Category Archives: cookbook

How to Bake by Nick Malgieri

How to Bake lives up to its name: the recipes start simple in each chapter and then you build upon techniques and skills as you progress. Everything is laid out simply and without all the superfluous graphic design that can … Continue reading

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The Taco Tuesday Cookbook by Laura Fuentes

This is what you want in a cookbook: beautifully laid out, easy to follow, and a lot of interesting and honestly very healthy recipes. It’s a cookbook you won’t get bored of fast and most of the ingredients are very … Continue reading

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Jane Butel’s Chili Madness

As a chili and Tex Mex type of cookbook, this has all you need in terms of recipes. It’s clear the author has been doing this for a long time; I was disappointed, though, that her idea of ‘foolproofing’ the … Continue reading

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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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