Category Archives: Cookbooks

The Garden-Fresh Vegetable Cookbook

Andrea Chesman‘s Garden-Fresh Vegetable Cookbook is unlike any I have ever encountered. The chapters were separated by harvest season and then vegetable making it fantastic for our CSA basket. So, for example, if it is spring and I know that … Continue reading

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Mark Bittman’s Kitchen Express: 404 Inspired Seasonal Dishes you can Make in 20 Minutes or Less

With summer upon us, my family’s cookbook needs change. ( I did actually test this cookbook out last June, but didn’t get to turning my notes into sentences until now.) During the school year, we want a cookbook that contains … Continue reading

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Nigella Express

We have been exploring cookbooks by taking them out of theĀ  W.B. Lewis Public Library for a few months now. Like everyone else, I am busy: work, toddler, house, dog, volunteering, appointments, husband, etc… and, as a result, have little … Continue reading

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A Mass of Mini-Reviews 1

Recently I have been very busy and haven’t found time to publish. That doesn’t mean that I haven’t been writing, just that I haven’t been able to actually complete and edit an entire review. That, also, does not mean that … Continue reading

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Jamie’s Dinners

My family was not impressed with Jamie Oliver’s Jamie’s Dinners: The Essential Family Cookbook. For me a “family cookbook” contains recipes that: Are fast to cook. I do not have time to make a meal that takes more than 30 … Continue reading

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