Category Archives: Reviews

Eating in the Middle {Review}

Eating in the Middle: A Mostly Wholesome Cookbook by Andie Mitchell is a beautiful cookbook about making many of the dishes people love healthier. Andie breaks the book down into 6 chapters; Starting Fresh, Lunchtime, Vegetables & Sides, Dinnertime, For … Continue reading

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Spritz {Review}

Spritz written by Talia Baiocchia nd Leslie Pariseau is a book about Italy’s most iconic cocktail. This small cocktail recipe book is broken down into 4 chapters. A Spritz is Born The Spritz Life Spritz Cocktails (Classic, Modern, Cousins) The … Continue reading

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Better Than Before {Review}

Better Than Before: What I Learned About Making and Breaking Habits is the newest book by one of my favorite authors, Gretchen Rubin. Her quote “What you do everyday matters more than what you do once in a while” is … Continue reading

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Cravings {Review}

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Chrissy Teigen has a cookbook out called Cravings with a tagline recipes for all the food you want to eat. When opening the book, I was unsure of what to expect with a cookbook written by … Continue reading

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Tabasco Bookbook {Review}

The Tabasco Cookbook is a cute little book filled with recipes that use America’s Favorite Pepper Sauce. The book starts off with an introduction, which was interesting. I loved on p. 15 they included a Piquancy Scale, which helps determine … Continue reading

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Get Heart Healthy {Book Review}

American Heart Association Healthy Fats, Low-Cholesterol Cookbook is the newest book by the American Heart Association that is chop full of delicious recipes to help reduce bad fats and lower your cholesterol. This is a paperback book with no pictures, … Continue reading

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The Longevity Kitchen {Review}

The Longevity Kitchen: Satisfying, Big-Flavor Recipes Featuring the Top 16 Age-Busting Power Foods [120 Recipes for Vitality and Optimal Health] is written by Rebecca Katz and Mat Edelson who also wrote The Cancer-Fighting Kitchen back in 2009. When I saw … Continue reading

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Phoenix Claws and Jade Trees {Review}

Phoenix Claws and Jade Trees is a gorgeous cookbook by Kian Lam Kho, which covers essential techniques of authentic Chinese cooking. The first few chapters of the book discuss necessary kitchen materials as well as pantry necessities and basic ingredient … Continue reading

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Kitchen Matrix {Review}

Mark Bittman’s Kitchen Matrix: More Than 700 Simple Recipes and Techniques to Mix and Match for Endless Possibilities is a cookbook that has me so excited to get back in the kitchen! Truthfully, I have been burnt out when it … Continue reading

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Happy Cooking {Review}

I’ve always been a fan of Giada De Laurentiis, so when I saw she a new cookbook coming out that I could review, I was ecstatic! Happy Cooking: Make Every Meal Count … Without Stressing Out is music to my … Continue reading

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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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Tacos {Review}

Tacos: Recipes and Provocations by Alex Stupak and Jordana Rothman challenges you to see Mexican food in a whole new way. With a non-glossy hardcover and semi-glossy pages, this cookbook has a host of beautifully composed pictures by photographer Evan … Continue reading

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Treat {Review}

Treat: 50 Recipes for No-Bake Marshmallow Treats by Stephanie Banyas is cute little book chop full of no-bake marshmallow treats. In the introduction, Banyas gives tips about the best tips for melting marshmallows as well as chocolate. From there, she … 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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