Berried in Chocolate: How I Built a Multimillion-Dollar Business by Doing What I Love to Do and How You Can Too by Shari Fitzpatrick

Berried in Chocolate: How I Built a Multimillion-Dollar Business by Doing What I Love to Do and How You Can Too Shari Fitzpatrick Pelican Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781589808812 Reviewed by Kathleen Dowdell for Reader Views (3/11)   “Berried in Chocolate” is a 223-page motivational, spiritual, and business memoir. Listed in the business genre, I had … More Berried in Chocolate: How I Built a Multimillion-Dollar Business by Doing What I Love to Do and How You Can Too by Shari Fitzpatrick

The Diabetic Pastry Chef: Because Everyone Deserves Sweets! by Stacey Harris

The Diabetic Pastry Chef:  Because Everyone Deserves Sweets! Stacey Harris Pelican Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781589807471 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader Views (02/10)   Being a diabetic I am always looking for recipes that I can use, either with a few adjustments or as is.  And, as diabetics know, pastries can be a challenge.  I … More The Diabetic Pastry Chef: Because Everyone Deserves Sweets! by Stacey Harris

The Buster Holmes Restaurant Cookbook: New Orleans Homemade Cookin’ by Buster Holmes

The Buster Holmes Restaurant Cookbook: New Orleans Homemade Cookin’ Buster Holmes Pelican Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781589808492 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader View (12/10)   “Buster Holmes (1905-1994) owned and operated his restaurant at 721 Burgundy from 1944 until his death. Known as the ‘king of red beans and rice,’ Holmes would greet his customers … More The Buster Holmes Restaurant Cookbook: New Orleans Homemade Cookin’ by Buster Holmes

Savannah Classic Seafood: Recipes from Favorite Restaurants by Janice Shay

Savannah Classic Seafood:  Recipes from Favorite Restaurants Janice Shay Pelican Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781589807440 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader Views (02/10)   I love seafood, especially when it is prepared the “Southern” way.  Janice Shay’s compilation of recipes from well-known and favorite restaurants not only gives an array of taste-bud teasers but colorful photographs … More Savannah Classic Seafood: Recipes from Favorite Restaurants by Janice Shay

New Orleans Architecture, Volume VII: Jefferson City by Dorothy J. Schlesinger

New Orleans Architecture, Volume VII: Jefferson City Dorothy J. Schlesinger Pelican Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781589808065 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader Views (04/10)   As an armchair traveler to Jefferson City, Louisiana the reader finds stately homes, columns, turrets, and high steeples that are none other than one would expect to find in a place … More New Orleans Architecture, Volume VII: Jefferson City by Dorothy J. Schlesinger

Mysterious Celtic Mythology in American Folklore by Bob Curran

Mysterious Celtic Mythology in American Folklore Bob Curran Pelican Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781589807433 Reviewed by Marty Shaw for Reader Views (10/10)   I consider myself a master when it comes to reading horror. While other kids were reading “The Hardy Boys,”,I was getting lost in the worlds created by Stephen King and R.L. Stine. Still, … More Mysterious Celtic Mythology in American Folklore by Bob Curran

Mardi Gras Parade of Posters by Andrea Mistretta

Mardi Gras Parade of Posters Andrea Mistretta Pelican Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781589807785 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader Views (02/10)   I’ve never experienced such a wonderful collection of colorful, unique, and memorable posters as I have in Andrea Mistretta’s “Mardi Gras Parade of Posters.”   Each poster glistens with precise shades of brilliant, dazzling, and … More Mardi Gras Parade of Posters by Andrea Mistretta

Lowney’s Cook Book by Maria Willett Howard

Lowney’s Cook Book Maria Willett Howard Pelican Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781589807563 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader Views (04/10)   The back of this cookbook says “Originally published in 1907, and then revised in 1912, this guide illustrates that the basics of good cooking do not go out of style.”  How true!  It’s interesting to … More Lowney’s Cook Book by Maria Willett Howard

Los Angeles Classic Desserts: Recipes from Favorite Restaurants by Grace Bauer

Los Angeles Classic Desserts: Recipes from Favorite Restaurants Grace Bauer Pelican Publishing (2010) ISBN 9781589807815 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader Views (09/10)   Over the past 50+ years I have seen many cookbooks that are not only beautiful but have wonderful recipes in them.  However, “Los Angeles Classic Desserts” is the best I have … More Los Angeles Classic Desserts: Recipes from Favorite Restaurants by Grace Bauer