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Celebrating the moms in our lives!

Celebrating the moms in our lives!

This Mother’s Day take time to honoring your mom, grandmother, a mother figure, your child’s mom or someone else’s mom. Remind them how special they are to you. Show your appreciation with a gift of special interest to her — a favorite author, hobby or memory you share. A book[…]

by × April 23, 2021 ×

Ice Cream Books for National Ice Cream Day

Ice Cream Books for National Ice Cream Day

Today is National Ice Cream Day. Many of the national chains are doing buy-one-get-one-free campaigns, if you’re willing to sign up for their mailing lists. But if you own an ice cream maker, you can make every day into ice cream day. Here are the books to help you make[…]

by × July 19, 2015 ×

Party Planning Tips and Books for Throwing a Killer House Party

Party Planning Tips and Books for Throwing a Killer House Party

It’s really hard to find good party planning books. Not because there aren’t any books written on the topic; there are tons of them. The problem is that most of them aren’t really about hosting a party at all. They are cookbooks disguised as party books. Often a publisher will[…]

by × July 2, 2015 ×

Image from Build It with Dad, a book from Popular Woodworking magazine

Father’s Day Gifts Sure to Delight

Father’s Day is June 21st, so we thought we would present some books dad’s may like.  The first selection of books below focuses on books we think will be favorable to those of the dad persuasion. The second half of the post highlights two interesting books that are fun gifts for[…]

by × June 11, 2015 ×

Donut Day! Win The Donut Book

Donut Day! Win The Donut Book

Did you know that in the US today is National Donut Day? I know what you’re thinking, this is probably one of those silly holidays made up in the last few years to sell some product or another. But actually National Donut Day has been around since 1938, and it[…]

by × June 1, 2015 ×

Try Some Retro Recipes from These Americana Cookbooks

Try Some Retro Recipes from These Americana Cookbooks

Whether you’re planning a summer luau or just want to make some good old diner pie at home, the recipes from these Americana cookbooks will please all the hungry hep cats.

by × April 14, 2015 ×

A Healthy Cuban Dinner, Courtesy of Veganomicon Author Terry Hope Romero

A Healthy Cuban Dinner, Courtesy of Veganomicon Author Terry Hope Romero

When I went to Cuba at the turn of the millennium, I was thrilled to discover state-run vegetarian cafeterias, supposedly part of Cuba’s efforts to reduce heart disease. Authentic Cuban vegetarian is a rare treat. After all, the quintessential vegetarian foodstuff is the soybean and—as tasty as tofu is—it doesn’t lend itself to Spanish food.Viva Vegan book cover Since that trip many years ago, I’ve never encountered Latin vegetarian recipes.

That’s why I was so excited to discover Viva Vegan from Terry Hope Romero, the author of the best-selling cookbook, The Veganomicon.

by × March 20, 2015 ×

Holiday

Thanksgiving Menu Planning Cookbooks

Thanksgiving Menu Planning Cookbooks

If you’re like me you are already starting to plan your thanksgiving dinner.   Make it Ahead by Ina Garten The Barefoot Contessa is a staple now in most homes for her delicious and easy-to-master recipes. We are excited about her latest offering because nothing beats party-prep that can take[…]

by × November 14, 2014 ×

House & Home

Cookbooks to Host the Perfect Labor Day BBQ

Cookbooks to Host the Perfect Labor Day BBQ

If you’re like us, we know you are already thinking about the long weekend coming up for Labor Day. If you are lucky enough to have an extra day off, it’s the perfect time to host a simple but fun BBQ for friends and family. We love getting everyone together[…]

by × August 22, 2014 ×