Bookshelf

March 3, 2020

Simply Keto – by Suzanne Ryan

I looked into this cookbook because I was curious about Keto. A few people in my office have had great success with this type of diet.  Basically, the Keto approach to weight loss is to eat […]
February 23, 2020

Steak and Cake – by Elizabeth Karmel

Those three little magical words (most of you are thinking: “I love you!”) Nope, I am talking about Steak and Cake.  In this cookbook, Elizabeth Karmel presents delicious steak and cake combinations to make any meal […]
January 26, 2020

Body Love – by Kelly LeVeque

I was introduced to Kelly LeVeque’s first cookbook Body Love through a Pilates site called The Balanced Life. I checked out the audio version and when I finished listening, went out and bought the hardcover book […]
January 5, 2020

Lexi’s Clean Kitchen – by Alexis Kornblum Davidson

The beginning of a new year is a great time to be able to hit the reset button and reboot our bodies from the sins of the season.  Lexi’s Clean Kitchen is a cookbook about clean […]
November 13, 2019

The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook – by Ina Garten

Here is a quick and easy share for a delicious and noteworthy treat. I only just made these yesterday and just had to share them with you… When I first started cooking, I watched Food Network […]
November 5, 2019

Bake from Scratch, Vol. 3 – Brian Hart Hoffman

Bake from Scratch is available in the magazine aisle of my local grocery store along with 100-plus other publications. One day, somehow, I just simply noticed it. When I did, I asked myself, “How on earth […]
November 2, 2019

What Can I Bring? – by Elizabeth Heiskell

What Can I Bring? is a question both asked and answered in this book. From a housewarming to a tailgate party, a new baby, a sick friend, an invitation to dinner, and everything in between, author […]
October 3, 2019

How Easy is That? – by Ina Garten

Ina Garten – How Easy is That? Nothing says fall to me like apples.  Apple orchard visits, apple crisps, apple cider, donuts from apple orchards and apple sauce – Michigan falls are the best!!!!  One of […]
September 26, 2019

Damn Delicious Meal Prep – by Chungah Rhee

Notes from the Shari Bayer’s Test Kitchen for Lovethiscookbook: I follow LOTS (and lots) of food blogs and have been a fan of Chungah Rhee’s Damn Delicious website for many years. In keeping up with her […]
May 19, 2019

Easy Gourmet

Notes from the Shari Bayer’s Test Kitchen for Lovethiscookbook: Easy Gourmet by Stephanie Le’s cover claims “AWESOME RECIPES anyone CAN COOK”.  This paperback is full of easy recipes that will add big flavors to your dinner […]
April 10, 2019

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat – by Samin Nosrat

Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking by Samin Nosrat gives a detailed look into the science behind cooking.  Knowing how fat works can help you cook bacon to perfection or grill the […]
March 23, 2019

Skinnytaste One & Done – by Gina Homolka

by Gina Homolka  Skinnytaste One and Done by Gina Homolka is a cookbook filled with healthy and delicious recipes that are big on flavor, low on calories and made start-to-finish in one pot.  Each recipe also includes all […]