One to Five By Ryan Scott

  Prior to getting this cookbook for review, I did not know who Ryan Scott was. Reading the forward by Rachel Ray gave me a little clue, but then I did what everyone else does – I googled him. So now I know he appears on Ray’s show, has been on Top Chef and has … Continue reading One to Five By Ryan Scott

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My review of The Christmas Town by Donna VanLiere

  The Christmas Town is a charming holiday story. Lauren Gabriel is a young woman searching for a family after years of foster homes. She bravely or stupidly takes out an ad on Craigslist seeking that family. I enjoyed all the characters. Sometimes it seemed like there were a lot of those. I especially enjoyed … Continue reading My review of The Christmas Town by Donna VanLiere

My review of Stuff Every Cook Should Know by Joy Manning

  This small book (144 eBook pages) is filled with good information. Even an experienced cook will find some new tidbits. And for a novice, it is a very good starting place for learning the basics. The section on choosing a recipe is very good. Ms. Manning is right when she says there a lot … Continue reading My review of Stuff Every Cook Should Know by Joy Manning

The New England Orchard Cookbook by Linda Beaulieu

What says Fall, but apples! Well, maybe pumpkins, but apples are right up there. Linda Beaulieu has given the apple its due in her The New England Orchard Cookbook. The recipes and there are lots of them look great. They are basically simple recipes, meaning you won’t have to go shopping for a lot of … Continue reading The New England Orchard Cookbook by Linda Beaulieu

My review of: A Portrait of Emily Price by Katherine Reay

  Ms. Reay is a new author for me and A Portrait of Emily Price is a definite keeper. I read it on a Kindle app and at one point it seemed like the book was coming to a close. I checked my progress and realized I was only halfway through it. Yippee! That is … Continue reading My review of: A Portrait of Emily Price by Katherine Reay

Kit Kat and Lucy: The Country Cats Who Changed a City Girl’s World by Lonnie Hull Dupont

What a delightful book! Ms. Dupont has penned a memoir of her and her husband’s life with two quite different cats. Each cat found their special way to let their humans know that they had been claimed. Each one came with their own idiocrasies. Each one brought their unique touches, both literally and figuratively to … Continue reading Kit Kat and Lucy: The Country Cats Who Changed a City Girl’s World by Lonnie Hull Dupont

My review of Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack By: Steve Twomey

Seventy -five years ago most of the world powers were at war. One - The United States was gearing up for war. Could the US have avoided what appeared to be the inevitable? Could Japan have been convinced to change her course? Was the military to blame? The politicians? The statesmen? Steve Twomey explores those … Continue reading My review of Countdown to Pearl Harbor: The Twelve Days to the Attack By: Steve Twomey

My review of Why Young People Don’t Vote by Mitchell Agg

I requested and received Why Young People Don't Vote from NetGalley based that being the title. I was interested in what causes young people in today’s political climate to stay away from polling places. In the US in 2016 we have a campaign called “Rock the Vote” that attempts to bring the twenty and thirty … Continue reading My review of Why Young People Don’t Vote by Mitchell Agg

My review of: The Hungry Fan’s Game Day Cookbook By: Daina Falk

  Do you love food? How about sports? Then The Hungry Fan’s Game Day Cookbook is for you. It is chocked full of mouthwatering recipes, great stories, and fantastic photos.  My PDF copy I received is now highlighted throughout with “to try” notes. Ms .Falk has combined her love of food, sports and her experience of … Continue reading My review of: The Hungry Fan’s Game Day Cookbook By: Daina Falk

My review of: More-with-Less Cookbook, 40th Anniversary Edition By: Doris Janzen Longacre with Rachel Marie Stone

Years ago, I bought the original More-with-Less, but many moves and many years resulted in a missing copy. I don’t remember if I made any of the recipes, but I do remember enjoying perusing the book. I was happy to receive a PDF copy of the book published by Herald Press and received through NetGalley. … Continue reading My review of: More-with-Less Cookbook, 40th Anniversary Edition By: Doris Janzen Longacre with Rachel Marie Stone