I received a copy of Cooking for the Specific Carbohydrate Diet for purpose of review. All opinions expressed below are my own.
Once upon a time (though I should hasten to add, this is no fairytale) a mother was faced with a sick child and very few answers. Eventually the doctors diagnosed Emily Kerwien’s son with Crohn’s Disease, but it …[more...]
Cookbook Review: What Color is your Smoothie?
I love my blender. I love my blender.
It makes me happy, a happy ender.
Okay, enough silliness but I do love my blender as well as my melon baller, coffee maker and microplane. Those are my four favorite kitchen gadget appliances. I’m a minimalist …[more...]
Cookbook Review: 300 Best Rice Cooker Recipes
Gift Idea: Cookbook & Rice Cooker
Your mother, brother, or girlfriend has been contemplating buying a rice cooker.
Bright idea: Why not buy them a cookbook – 300 Best Rice Cooker Recipes? And if you’re generous, buy the rice cooker too.
Why a rice cooker?
Since the 1940s, rice cookers …[more...]
Just the word tagine (tajine) conjures images of exotic places like Morocco and seductive spices from faraway lands.
For the uninitiated, tagine is a method of cooking steeped in traditional from the time the Queen of Sheba brought spices to King Solomon. This explanation is courtesy of Pat Crocker, author of 150 Best Tagine Recipes. …[more...]
In honor of National Celiac Awareness Day today, here is a recipe from The Cooking Light Gluten-Free Cookbook. Almost 3 million people are affected by Celiac Disease.
Gluten-free doesn’t free you from that eternal dilemma: what to make for dinner. To the rescue, The Cooking Light Gluten-Free Cookbook boasts more than 150 recipes that show …[more...]
Cookbook Review: The Art of Raw Food
Raw food is what it is – food that is not cooked. Raw food is not all about eating vegetable salads and fruit cups. Raw food is environmentally friendly and sustainable. The word cookbook is a misnomer because no cooking happens yet the recipes are more complex than …[more...]
Cookbook Review: Gluten-Free Cookbook, Cooking Light
Now you can have your cake, your pasta, your muffins and eat it too. Delicious!
People with gluten allergies are no longer relegated to the same old odd-tasting food. As a matter of fact, did you know that the gluten-free diet is one of the fastest growing health …[more...]
It’s summer, a 3-day weekend, people are thinking about grilling and chilling.
If you want to break out of the usual hot dogs and hamburgers mold, think about veggies. I bet every time you turn around – one of your friends or a family member is either eating less meat or going vegetarian …[more...]