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Review: Amish Friends Harvest Cookbook by Wanda E. Brunstetter

Amish Friends Harvest Cookbook by Wanda E. Brunstetter
Series: Amish Friends Cookbook Series
Release Date: August 1, 2016
Publisher: Shiloh Run Press
Pages: 224
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review
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Overloaded with garden produce, CSA shares, or farmers’ market finds? Now you’ll know what the Amish do with these seasonal fruits and vegetables and how they preserve some of them for future use. Bring the wisdom of Amish gardeners and cooks into your own home with dozens of recipes and tips from the heart of Amish country in Wanda E.

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Review: Big American Cookbook by Mario Batali

Big American Cookbook: 250 Favorite Recipes from Across the USA by Mario Batali
Release Date: October 4, 2016
Publisher: Grand Central Life & Style
Pages: 512
Source: book provided by the publisher for review
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Over two years in the making, with Batali searching for truly delicious dishes from all corners of the US, this definitive cookbook features the best America has to offer. With over 250 simple recipes celebrating the treasures of the state fairs and the dishes of the local rotary clubs and ethnic groups.

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Throwback Thursday Review: More-with-Less Cookbook 40th Anniversary Edition by Doris Janzen Longacre with Rachel Marie Stone

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More-with-Less Cookbook 40th Anniversary Edition by Doris Janzen Longacre with Rachel Marie Stone
Re-release Date: September 27, 2016
Publisher: Herald Press
Pages: 384
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review
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How we cook can change the world.

With one small idea, a movement was born. More-with-Less has given generations of cooks easy, healthy recipes that are gentle on the budget and mindful of those who are hungry. This 40th anniversary edition preserves hundreds of timeless recipes and tips from Doris Janzen Longacre’s bestselling cookbook, with updates by award-winning food writer Rachel Marie Stone.

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Throwback Thursday Review: The Frugal Foodie Cookbook: Waste-Not Recipes for the Wise Cook by Lara Starr

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The Frugal Foodie Cookbook: Waste-Not Recipes for the Wise Cook by Lara Starr
Release Date: September 8, 2009
Publisher: Viva Editions
Pages: 216
Source: book provided by the publisher for review
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The recession has put a lot of strain on the grocery bill, especially for those with families or friends to feed. But that doesn’t mean having to skip gourmet food and a balanced diet. Noted chef and “four-star frugal gourmet” Lynette Shirk shows readers how to creatively and cleverly use ingredients and leftovers to produce wonderful inexpensive meals for any occasion.

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Review: Cravings by Chrissy Teigen

Cravings: Recipes for What You Want to Eat by Chrissy Teigen
Release Date:  February 23, 2016
Publisher:  Clarkson Potter
Pages:  240
Source: book provided by Blogging For Books for review
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Maybe she’s on a photo shoot in Zanzibar. Maybe she’s making people laugh on TV. But all Chrissy Teigen really wants to do is talk about dinner. Or breakfast. Lunch gets some love, too.

For years, she’s been collecting, cooking, and Instagramming her favorite recipes, and here they are: from breakfast all day to John’s famous fried chicken with spicy honey butter to her mom’s Thai classics.

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Review: Happy Foods: Over 100 Mood-Boosting Recipes by Karen Wang Diggs

Happy Foods: Over 100 Mood-Boosting Recipes by Karen Wang Diggs
Release Date: January 12, 2016
Publisher: Viva Editions
Pages: 272
Source: book provided by the publisher for review
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Do you want to feel better about what you eat? Do you want to feel better all day long? Truly healthy food is not only better tasting, it is far less expensive and can change your mental outlook on life. Author Karen Wang Diggs has lived in Hong Kong and the United States and brings a wealth of this food knowledge, village wisdom and secrets to healthy living from her travels as well as the hard science of nutrition.

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Review: Mrs Lilien’s Dessert Cocktail Swatchbook

Mrs Lilien’s Dessert Cocktail Swatchbook
Release Date: May 13, 2014
Publisher: Potter Style
Pages: 106
Source: book provided by BloggingforBooks.org for review
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From the author of Mrs. Lilien’s Cocktail Swatchbook, Kelley Lilien presents 50 delicious recipes from the cocktail world’s newest trend–dessert-inspired drinks–infused with her signature mix of well-mannered style and down-and-dirty indulgences.

Beautifully designed in an easy-to-use swatchbook, Mrs. Lilien’s cocktails are pictorially represented in glossy four-color photographs. Simply fan the book out to your desired recipe, glance at the artfully arranged photos, and instantly know which ingredients and festive trimmings the cocktail requires.

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Review: Fool’s Gold Cookbook by Susan Mallery

Fool’s Gold Cookbook: A Love Story Told Through 150 Recipes by Susan Mallery
Series:  Fool’a Gold series (# 12.1)
Release Date:  August 27, 2013
Publisher: Harlequin
Pages: 272
Source: book provided by the author for review
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New York Times bestselling author Susan Mallery invites you to taste the local cuisine of her beloved fictional town and share in a year’s worth of deliciously seasonal recipes.

Fool’s Gold is known as the Land of Happy Endings, but it’s also the land of hearty appetites.

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Review & Contest: Lake Eden Cookbook by Joanne Fluke

Lake Eden Cookbook by Joanne Fluke
Series: Hannah Swenson Mystery
Publication Date: October, 2011
Publisher: Kensington Publishing
Page Count: 320
Source: Publisher

A special treat for fans of Joanne Fluke’s New York Times bestselling cozy mystery series, this beautifully packaged volume combines the most mouthwatering Hannah Swensen recipes along with some new sweet dishes and charming mystery vignettes featuring favorite Lake Eden characters.


Review: You are invited to Delores Swensen’s 4th Annual Christmas Cookie Exchange Luncheon!