***This is a sponsored post. I received a copy of The Low-GI Slow Cooker for the purpose of review. All opinions expressed are my own and no further compensation has been received. Now that we’ve gotten that out of the way…***

When I got married the first time, I purposely did not register for a slow-cooker as I patently did …


only 4 ingredients

only 4 ingredients

I love the idea of this book. It’s summer. I’m lazy. It’s too hot to cook too complicated fare. I like the idea that I can create something delicious with only four ingredients.

Of course, knowing me I will always add some spices or hot sauce or salsa but you don’t have to.

The book has more …



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 …


Orange Smoothie Productions blender logo

Orange Smoothie Productions blender logo (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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 …


Rice cooker cookbook

Eat more rice!

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 …


Tajine pot.

Image via Wikipedia


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.                  


cooking light gluten free cookbook

cooking light gluten free cookbook

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 …


The Art of Raw Food

The Art of Raw Food

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 …


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