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Little Kitchen: 40 Delicious and Simple Things That Children Can Really Make – Review and Giveaway

Little Kitchen: 40 Delicious and Simple Things That Children Can Really Make, by Sabrina Parrini, Skyhorse Publishing.  Is for all young chefs and kids who want to know more about cooking.  Fun times in the kitchen! About the Book “Food … Continue reading

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Easy Vegan: Simple Recipes for Healthy Eating – Review and Giveaway

Easy Vegan: Simple Recipes for Healthy Eating, published by Ryland Peters & Small.  Is a complete compilation of very tasty vegan dishes. Simply good food. Inspired by many different styles of cooking from all over the world and all without … Continue reading

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Superfoods From the Garden: Grow it, Cook it, and Achieve the Best Health Ever – Review and Giveaway

Superfoods From the Garden: Grow it, Cook it, and Achieve the Best Health Ever, by Michael van Straten, published by Cico Books.  Is a book full of great gardening tips and nutritional advice for the foods we need to eat … Continue reading

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Healing Foods: Prevent or Treat Common Illnesses with Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs and More – Review and Giveaway

Healing Foods: Prevent or Treat Common Illnesses with Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs and More, by Dale Pinnock, published by Skyhorse Publishing.  Is a new and inspiring approach to show how easy and enjoyable eating for health can be. About the Book … Continue reading

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Dad’s Own Cookbook – Review and Giveaway

Dad’s Own Cookbook, by Bob Sloan published by Workman Publishing, distributed by Thomas Allen & Son.  Is the cook book for every “man of the house”. About the Book Move over Mom, Dad is in the kitchen! With his very … Continue reading

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The Northwest Vegetarian Cookbook – Review & Giveaway

The Northwest Vegetarian Cookbook, by Debra Daniels-Zeller, published by Timber Press. Boasts having over 200 recipes celebrating the flavors of Oregon and Washington. There are well over 200 reasons why you want to win this book. About the Book “Eating … Continue reading

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The Crabby Cook Cookbook: 135 Almost Effortless Recipes Plus Survival Tips – Review and Giveaway

The Crabby Cook Cookbook: 135 Almost Effortless Recipes Plus Survival Tips, by Jessica Harper, published by Workman Press and distributed by Thomas Allen and Sons is a most entertaining and funny read, especially if you are a crabby cook yourself. … Continue reading

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Vegetarian Dishes From Across The Middle East – Review and Giveaway

Vegetarian Dishes From Across The Middle East, by Arto der Haroutunian, published by The Experiment and distributed by Thomas Allen and Sons.  The Middle East, the Cradle of the Western civilization, the birth place of western culture and rich spices … Continue reading

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Raw Energy: Raw Food Recipes for Energy Bars, Smoothies, and Other Snacks to Supercharge Your Body – Review and Giveaway

Raw Energy: Raw Food Recipes for Energy Bars, Smoothies, and Other Snacks to Supercharge Your Body, by Stephanie Tourles, Storey Publishing.  Is an amazing collection of raw food recipes.  No longer can you use the excuse that you can’t cook, … Continue reading

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Vegetable Heaven – Review and Giveaway

Vegetable Heaven, by Mollie Katzen, published by Hyperion.  Boasts having over 200 recipes for uncommon soups, tasty bites, side-by-side dishes, and too many desserts.  There are over 200 reasons why you want to win this book. About the Book “Vegetable … Continue reading

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Saving the Seasons: How to Can, Freeze or Dry Almost Anything – Review and Giveaway

Saving the Seasons: How to Can, Freeze, or Dry Almost Anything, by Mary Clemens Meyer & Susanna Meyer, published with Harold Press.  As Christmas fast approaches, I am thinking some lucky person who wins this book might have their first … Continue reading

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Cooking With Pumpkins and Squash – Review and Giveaway

This is Squash and Pumpkin Season.  Cooking With Pumpkins and Squash, by Brian Glover, Ryland Peters & Small publishers,  is the perfect answer when it comes to what to do with this unique vegetable we have in our boxes at … Continue reading

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Recipes From The Root Cellar: 270 Fresh Ways to Enjoy Winter Vegetables – Review & Giveaway

I am so happy and privileged to present here a brand new book for the fall of 2010, Recipes From The Root Cellar: 270 Fresh Ways to Enjoy Winter Vegetables, by Andrea Chesman About the Book Andrea Chesman writes, “I … Continue reading

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Locavore: From Farmer’s Fields to Rooftop Gardens-How Canadians Are Changing The Way We Eat – Review and Giveaway

To start off our Fall and Early Winter program, I am introducing to you, Locavore: From Farmer’s Fields to Rooftop Gardens-How Canadians Are Changing The Way We Eat, by Sarah Elton, Harper Collins publishers.  Elton is a food columnist for … Continue reading

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Farmer John’s Cookbook: The Real Dirt on Vegetables – Review & Giveaway

To end off our 2010 Spring and Summer Organic Produce Program, I am presenting Farmer John’s Cookbook: The Real Dirt on Vegetables, by farmer John Peterson and Angelic Organics, Gibbs Smith Publisher. About The Book Farmer John Peterson has been … Continue reading

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The Local Food Pocket Cookbook – Review and Giveaway

Eat sustainably year-round with this collection of tips and recipes that answers the perpetual question of the local food eater: “What do I do with this?” The Local Food Pocket Cookbook, self published by Beth Skwarecki About The Book Packed … Continue reading

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“Monster Melon”

We had quite a fun day, guessing the weight and finding a name for the Jumbo Organic Watermelon that came up with our boxes recently from Aylmer.  This was a contest to see who could guess the correct weight of … Continue reading

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The Student Cookbook: Great Grub for the Hungry and the Broke – Review and Giveaway

Just in time for College and University Back To School, or anyone living on their own, with very basic cooking skills, is The Student Cookbook: Great Grub for the Hungry and the Broke published by Ryland, Peters & Small, distributed … Continue reading

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Putting Up: A Year Round Guide to Canning in the Southern Tradition – Review and Giveaway

I enjoy putting away my own organic tomato sauce every year, and last year I actually made enough quarts of my “special sauce” to see us through the winter and into early summer. There is nothing better and healthier than … Continue reading

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FoodMatters: Let thy Food be thy Medicine – Review and Giveaway

I am reviewing a special DVD this week called FoodMatters : Let Thy Food Be Thy Medicine.  By James Colquhoun and Laurentine ten Bosch.  “Welcome to ‘Food Matters’. We are thrilled you have joined us on a journey to a … Continue reading

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