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Book Reviews May 2012 Book Reviews May 2012

THE VEGETARIAN KITCHEN TABLE COOKBOOK
The inspiration behind The Vegetarian Kitchen Table Cookbook was Igor Brotto and Olivier Guiriec’s desire to share both classic and internationally inspired dishes that will appeal to everyone — vegetarian or …

Book Reviews Apr 2012 Book Reviews Apr 2012

FRESH AMERICAN SPACES
Interior designer Annie Selke’s new book, Fresh American Spaces, takes a modern look at five distinctly American decorating styles: Refined Romantic, Nuanced Neutral, Happy Preppy, Cultured Eclectic and Everyday Exuberance. Drawing on a …

Book Reviews Mar 2012 Book Reviews Mar 2012

FINE COOKING ITALIAN
Fine Cooking Italian features the magazine’s blend of delicious, triple-tested recipes and solid how-to information. This collection of 200 Italian dishes has it all, from appetizers to soups, pastas to pizzas, and mains …

Book Reviews Feb 2012 Book Reviews Feb 2012

STYLISH SHEDS AND ELEGANT HIDEAWAYS
For Stylish Sheds and Elegant Hideaways, Debra Prinzing and photographer Bill Wright traveled the country to find today’s most innovative and inviting sheds. Their book features more than 30 of the most …

Book Reviews Jan 2012 Book Reviews Jan 2012

JUNIOR’S DESSERT COOKBOOK
Junior’s Dessert Cookbook: Over 75 Recipes for Cheesecakes, Pies, Cookies, Cakes and More features 75 delicious and easy-to-follow recipes for desserts that have made Junior’s a legendary restaurant in New York.
In Junior’s Dessert …

Book Reviews Dec 2011 Book Reviews Dec 2011

Just Tacos
Just Tacos: 100 Delicious Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner showcases Shelly Wiseman’s mastery of the art of Mexican cuisine. Just Tacos includes recipes for many fillings that are easy to make for a …

Book Reviews Nov 2011 Book Reviews Nov 2011

175 BEST BABYCAKES
Kathy Moore and Roxanne Wyss’ book 175 Best Babycakes is the first and only cookbook specially written for the Babycakes Cupcake Maker appliance. This innovative cookbook is written, and all recipes tested, …

Book Reviews Oct 2011 Book Reviews Oct 2011

DIPLOMACY AND DIAMONDS
The international socialite and global political activist Joanne King Herring tells her fascinating continuing story in Diplomacy and Diamonds: My Wars from the Ballroom to the Battlefield. The former Texas television anchor …

Book Reviews Sep 2011 Book Reviews Sep 2011

A CONVERSATION WITH GOD
A Conversation With God was created because life is challenging and one’s heart longs to understand. Author Alton Gansky’s book contains 55 of life’s greatest questions and answers. Each topic includes …

Book Reviews Aug 2011 Book Reviews Aug 2011

WHAT PLANT WHEN
What Plant When is a compact book from DK Publishing and the American Horticultural Society It is the perfect guide to choosing beautiful plants that will give seasonal interest and color to a …

Baffled By Window Coverings? Baffled By Window Coverings?

By Sandra Meineke
Window coverings can make or break a home improvement project. Should you go with outside shutters? Indoor drapes or shades? Long draperies or just a valance? Decorative or plain rods? Tiebacks or straight …

Book Reviews Jul 2011 Book Reviews Jul 2011

EVERYDAY TO ENTERTAINING
Everyday to Entertaining: 200 Sensational Recipes That Transform From Casual to Elegant by Meredith Deeds and Carla Snyder is full of recipes that any home cook can whip up with ease for …

Book Reviews Jun 2011 Book Reviews Jun 2011

BACKYARD HARVEST
Backyard Harvest by Jo Whittingham takes you through all the states of growing, picking, storing and preserving fruits and vegetables. Each chapter contains four sections that provide instructions on what to eat, plant …

Book Reviews May 2011 Book Reviews May 2011

FRESH FLOWER ARRANGING
If you’ve ever ogled a bouquet of flowers at the supermarket and wondered how to display them once you’ve brought them home, then Fresh Flower Arranging is for you. This book offers …

Book Reviews Apr 2011 Book Reviews Apr 2011

GROW PLANTS IN POTS
Grow Plants in Pots is an essential guide to growing plants in small spaces —indoors or out. Packed with fascinating facts and practical tips, Grow Plants in Pots, provides expert cultivation advice …

The Secrets of Dining, According to Capitol Hill The Secrets of Dining, According to Capitol Hill

AUTHOR LINDA BAUER COMPILES RECIPES FROM PRESIDENTS AND CONGRESSIONAL REPRESENTATIVES
In classrooms across America, enthusiastic teachers try to make history come alive. Over Foreman grills and Bunsen burners they fry up an old favorite of George …

Book Reviews Mar 2011 Book Reviews Mar 2011

Houston Classic Mexican Recipes
Erin Hicks Miller’s new book, Houston Classic Mexican Recipes, features more than 60 recipes from some of the most beloved Mexican food restaurants in Houston. Award-winning chefs have opened their kitchens and …

Book Reviews Feb 2011 Book Reviews Feb 2011

SEWING SCHOOL

Sewing School is a fun, kid-tested how-to-sew book for ages 5 and up, featuring 21 step-by-step projects to inspire young sewers to create useful, modern objects with minimal adult supervision.
Authors Amie Petronis Plumley …

Book Reviews Jan 2011 Book Reviews Jan 2011

FRANK FONTANA’S DIRTY LITTLE SECRETS OF DESIGN
With Frank Fontana’s Dirty Little Secrets of Design, interior designing on a budget will no longer be a reason to stress out or lose your sense of style. …