Category Archives: non fiction

Texas Slow Cooker by Cheryl Jamison

This is a hard one to review because it’s hard to give a higher rating to a book that doesn’t have pictures of the recipes. On the one hand, there isn’t much exotic in here since we are so familiar … Continue reading

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The Vegan Cookbook by Adele McConnell

I am always looking to get away from meat dishes and appreciate cookbooks geared toward a better food lifestyle. While I did not find The Vegan Cookbook as useful as I would have liked, there are still many great recipes … Continue reading

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The Dinner Plan by Kathy Brennan, Caroline Campion

Despite the generic sounding title, The Dinner Plan nicely ticks the boxes of what I hope/expect from a cookbook: beautifully presented, smartly designed/executed/indexed/referenced, interesting recipes that are easy to make and don’t require an expensive list of one-time-use ingredients, and … Continue reading

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I Love My Bread Machine by Anne Sheasby

I have a bread machine and all I seem to get out of it is a brick shaped like a loaf – so I hoped that I could find what I was doing so horribly wrong with this book. Unfortunately, … Continue reading

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The Princess Diarist by Carrie Fisher

A lot of this book was difficult to read coming on her fairly recent and very premature passing. Not because she explores new memories (which, honestly, she really doesn’t) but because we see a very insecure person grappling with a … Continue reading

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Slow Cook Modern by Liana Krissoff

This is a bit of a hard one for me to review since my particular circumstances meant I couldn’t get as much out of the book as I would have liked. That said, the book has very modern recipes rather … Continue reading

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Stock the Crock by Phyllis Good

Stock the Crock is a nicely presented recipe book updating past crock pot recipes by the author with healthier options. You’ll find less salt, more vegetarian, and especially healthier options such as sweet potatoes instead of white potatoes. As stated … Continue reading

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