• Books,  Recipes

    Cookbook Review: 20 Recipes Kids Should Know

    I must confess, while I’m always happy to see book mail, my equally bookish daughter is tickled when books aimed at her demographic land at my front door. When I received my copy of 20 Recipes Kids Should Know from the authors’ publicists for review*, she quickly snatched it up and was marking recipes she’d like us to try together. *As always, all opinions are my own; this post also includes affiliate links. More on 20 Recipes Kids Should Know The Review 20 Recipes Kids Should Know is a large format cookbook laden with pretty, full-color photos, colorful headings and clear, easy-to-follow steps. 12-year-old author/chef Esme Washburn has broken down…

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    Books,  Recipes

    (Cook)Book Review: Breakfast in Texas

    BREAKFAST IN TEXAS by Terry Thompson-Anderson Genre: Cookbook / Southwest Cuisine Publisher: The University of Texas Press Date of Publication: April 18, 2017 Number of Pages: 312 Scroll down for Giveaway!     Texans love the morning meal, whether it’s bacon and eggs (often eaten in a breakfast taco) or something as distinctively nontraditional as saag paneer omelets, pon haus, or goat curry. A Lone Star breakfast can be a time for eating healthy, or for indulging in decadent food and drink. And with Texas’s rich regional and cultural diversity, an amazing variety of dishes graces the state’s breakfast and brunch tables. The first Texas cookbook dedicated exclusively to the…