The Soupbox Cookbook as Seen on Rachael Ray

Have you seen The Soupbox Cookbook? I love making soup from scratch.  But, I very rarely purchase soup from the grocery store. I do keep some on hand in our emergency preparedness supplies just in case.  When I want to enjoy soup for lunch or dinner, I make it myself instead. When I learned about […]

Venezia In Cucina – The Flavours Of Venice

A copy of Venezia in Cucina was provided for review.  This post contains affiliate links.  All opinions are mine and mine alone. Italian food is one of my comfort foods.  There is just something about mounds of pasta covered with sauce and meat that makes me feel better. Of course, there is a lot more […]

Recipe Rehab From The Hit TV Show

You know those family classic favorite recipes you always get asked to make? My family loves things like homemade macaroni and cheese and loaded nachos.  Unfortunately, those recipes are not really friendly when it comes to my waistline.  I certainly don’t want to have to give up all of my favorite family classic recipes. I […]

Maple Cookbook: Modern Maple by Teresa Marrone

Do yo have a favorite maple cookbook? You can’t live in Vermont and not develop a love for maple syrup. I don’t mean that stuff you buy in the store in a plastic squeeze bottle. I mean real, from the tree, maple syrup.  Of course, it helps that our neighbor sugars our maple trees for […]

Paleo Diet Cookbook

This Paleo diet cookbook review is made possible by a copy provided at no charge. All opinions are mine and mine alone. I have been hearing a lot about the Paleo diet lately.   Besides knowing that it was grain free (and gluten free), I really didn’t know anything else about it.  Because my daughter […]

Miniature Desserts for Entertaining

Miniature desserts can be just the thing to turn a regular recipe into a recipe that will wow your guests when you entertain. After all, a plain muffin may be something you eat regularly, but just imagine serving your guests miniature Banana Blueberry Muffins with coffee when they stop by. Or how about tiny Blackberry […]

For Belize Recipes Try Flavors of Belize The Cookbook

Belize Recipes Although I knew very little about Belize recipes, I love learning about other cultures and foods in other countries.  I treat cookbooks as not only a source for great, new recipes but as a way to learn about places that I’ll probably never visit. When I learned about Flavors of Belize The Cookbook: […]

The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook by Emily Ansara Baines

The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook We are huge fans of British television series like Downton Abbey so when I saw The Unofficial Downton Abbey Cookbook, I knew I had to check it out.  Downton Abbey is a British television series that takes place on a fictional estate called Downton Abbey in North Riding of Yorkshire, […]

The Fresh Egg Cookbook from chicken to kitchen review

The Fresh Egg Cookbook An egg cookbook is something I’ve been looking for because we get so many eggs from our ducks and chickens.  Sometimes I look at the cartons full of eggs in the refrigerator and my mind draws a blank when I try to think of a new egg recipe. I get tired […]

Dishing Up Maine: 165 recipes that capture authentic Down East flavors

Dishing Up Maine When I was younger, my parents owned vacation property in Maine and I have fond memories of my time there. Many of those memories involve yummy treats like lobster and seafood which Maine is known for.  Those are unfortunately things that I don’t see very often here in Vermont.  We do share […]