Author Archives: Magnolia Mom

THM Cookbook {Review}

Trim Healthy Mama Cookbook by Pearl Barrett and Serene Allison is a piggy back to their first book called Trim Healthy Mama Plan. While I haven’t read the first book, I’ve heard and read a lot about the plan, so … Continue reading

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The New Sugar & Spice {Review}

The New Sugar and Spice: A Recipe for Bolder Baking by Samantha Seneviratne is subtitled A Recipe for Bolder Baking. This book starts with Baking Tips, Equipment, and Ingredients, which I always find interesting to get different takes on what … Continue reading

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Fried Chicken {Review}

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A Jewish Baker’s Pastry Secrets {Review}

A Jewish Baker’s Pastry Secrets: Recipes from a New York Baking Legend for Strudel, Stollen, Danishes, Puff Pastry, and More is a book about that was started by George Greenstein, who actually passed away in 2012, before the book was … Continue reading

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The Twinkies Cookbook {a Review}

When I received The Twinkies Cookbook I was a little surprised at how small it was (7.5? x 7.5? book with 114 including the index). Glancing through the pages many of the recipes are what I expected to see, while … Continue reading

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Straight Up Tasty {a Review}

Straight Up Tasty: Meals, Memories, and Mouthfuls from My Travels by Adam Richman is cookbook chalk-full of recipes inspired by his travels around the country. The book is divided in to chapter according to the meal as wells as Sides … Continue reading

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The Broad Fork {a review}

“What the hell do I do with Kohlrabi?” is the first thing you see when you open the front cover of The Broad Fork by Hugh Acheson. This definitely caught my attention promptimg me to read the introduction of the … Continue reading

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Yogurt {a Review}

Yogurt: Sweet and Savory Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner by Janet Fletcher shares many healthy and delicious recipes that use yogurt. These days yogurt is all the craze. Many of us enjoy yogurt as a quick snack, as well … Continue reading

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XX Dinners {a Review}

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Big Gay Ice Cream

Since we’re in the heat of the summer, when I saw this book; Big Gay Ice Cream: Saucy Stories & Frozen Treats: Going All the Way with Ice Cream by Bryan Petroff and Douglas Quint, it could not get here … Continue reading

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Grill It, Braise It, Broil It {a review}

Grill It, Braise It, Broil It by the American Heart Association is paperback cookbook jammed packed with healthy recipes that cover 12 techniques. Slow cooking, microwaving, blending, grilling, stir-frying, braising, stewing, steaming, poaching, broiling, roasting, and baking are the cooking … Continue reading

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The Sprouted Kitchen Bowl + Spoon {Review}

The Sprouted Kitchen Bowl and Spoon by Sara Forte is a book that celebrates “the bowl.” Yes, in this 225 page cookbook Sara shares recipes that all can be eaten in a bowl from Morning Bowls to Sweet Bowls there … Continue reading

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Salsas and Moles {a review}

Salsas and Moles by Deborah Schneider is a small 150 page book about these Mexican Salsas. This was such an insightful book that covered the myths of salsa to 10 essential chilies. The chapters are: – Classic Table Salsas – … Continue reading

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Sweetapolita {a Review}

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Milk Bar Life {review}

Christina Tosi recently published her 2nd cookbook Milk Bar Life: Recipes & Stories. Her first one was called Momofuku Milk Bar, which I have not read. After reading this book, I’m definitely going to have to get my hands on … Continue reading

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Cookie Love {a review}

Cookie Love by Mindy Segal is a book after my own heart. I am a cookie lover so this book is totally written just for me (and all the cookie lovers out there.) This book has over 60 recipes that … Continue reading

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Trisha’s Table {a review}

I recently started watching Trisha Yearwood’s show on the Food Network, so when I saw her book listed as one I could review I was super pumped! Trisha’s Table; My Feel-Good Favorites for a Balanced Life is a cookbook where … Continue reading

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The Healthy Mind {Review}

The Healthy Mind Cookbook by Rebecca Katz is a book that really dives into how food effects our brain as well as our body. The 1st chapter called “Your Brain on Food” cover some important information about how food effects … Continue reading

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Salad Love {Review}

David Bez (blogger at Salad Pride) is an Art Director/Graphic Designer who wrote a book called Salad Love, where he shares 260 Salad recipes. In an effort to add veggies to his diet, he challenged himself to find ways to … Continue reading

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Lean on Me by Anne Marie Miller

Lean on Me by Anne Marie Miller is a book about the trials of life; sometimes needing a community, while other times of our lives we providing the community. I loved the quote from the beginning of chapter 1 by … Continue reading

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