Bake Something Great: 400 Bars, Squares & Cookies by Jill Snider

Bake Something Great: 400 Bars, Squares & Cookies Jill Snider Robert Rose Publishing (2011) ISBN 9780778802815 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader Views (11/11)   First of all, I love cookbooks that are spiral bound; reminds me of recipe books from the 1950s and 1960s.  To me it seems like it’s going back to basics... Continue Reading →

750 Best Appetizers: From dips & salsas to spreads & shooters by Judith Finlayson & Jordan Wagman

750 Best Appetizers:  From dips & salsas to spreads & shooters Judith Finlayson & Jordan Wagman Robert Rose Publishing (2011) ISBN 9780778802723 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader Views (10/11)   With a book like “750 Best Appetizers,” there is no more excuse of not knowing what to serve at a party.  The recipes range... Continue Reading →

400 Best Sandwich Recipes: From Classics & Burgers to Wraps & Condiments by Alison Lewis

400 Best Sandwich Recipes: From Classics & Burgers to Wraps & Condiments Alison Lewis Robert Rose Publishing (2011) ISBN 9780778802655 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader Views (4/11)   Filling between two pieces of bread, stuffed into a pocket, or inside a rolled flat product, has been done in many different cultures for centuries; they... Continue Reading →

300 Best Taco Recipes: From tantalizing tacos to authentic tortillas, sauces, cocktails & salsas by Kelley Cleary Coffeen

300 Best Taco Recipes: From tantalizing tacos to authentic tortillas, sauces, cocktails & salsas Kelley Cleary Coffeen Robert Rose Publishing (2011) ISBN 9780778802679 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader Views (4/11)   After perusing “300 Best Taco Recipes,” I realized that as long as you have a corn or flour tortilla, you can combine pretty... Continue Reading →

300 Best Rice Cooker Recipes: Also Including Legumes and Whole Grains by Katie Chin

300 Best Rice Cooker Recipes:  Also Including Legumes and Whole Grains Katie Chin Robert Rose Publishing (2011) ISBN 9780778802808 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader Views (10/11)   I just recently purchased a rice cooker so jumped with glee when “300 Best Rice Cooker Recipes” came in for review.  Anyone that has purchased a rice... Continue Reading →

300 Best Potato Recipes: A Complete Cook’s Guide by Kathleen Sloan-McIntosh

300 Best Potato Recipes:  A Complete Cook’s Guide Kathleen Sloan-McIntosh Robert Rose Publishing (2011) ISBN 9780778802785 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader Views (12/11)   I don’t know of anyone that doesn’t like potatoes in some form or another.  I knew potatoes are a staple in many countries around the world but I had no... Continue Reading →

250 Essential Diabetes Recipes Edited by Sharon Zeiler, BSc, MBA, RD

250 Essential Diabetes Recipes Edited by Sharon Zeiler, BSc, MBA, RD Robert Rose Publishing (2011) ISBN 9780778802709 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader Views (5/11)   With diabetes on the rise more people are looking for ways to create a tasty meal yet keep the disease in check.  The recipes in “250 Essential Diabetes Recipes,”... Continue Reading →

175 Best Babycakes Cupcake Maker Recipes: Easy Recipes for Bite-size Cupcakes, Cheesecakes, mini pies and more! by Kathy Moore & Roxanne Wyss

175 Best Babycakes Cupcake Maker Recipes: Easy Recipes for Bite-size Cupcakes, Cheesecakes, mini pies and more! Kathy Moore & Roxanne Wyss Robert Rose Publishing (2011) ISBN 9780778802839 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader Views (10/11)   Until I received “175 Best BabycakesÒ Cupcake Maker Recipes” for review, I had no idea there actually is such a... Continue Reading →

150 Best Tagine Recipes: Including tantalizing recipes for spice blends and accompaniments by Pat Crocker

150 Best Tagine Recipes: Including tantalizing recipes for spice blends and accompaniments Pat Crocker Robert Rose Publishing (2011) ISBN 9780778802792 Reviewed by Irene Watson for Reader Views (9/11)   Tagine (tajine or tãgin) is a traditional North African unglazed clay pot used to make delicious long, slow-cooked traditional dishes.  Modern brands are made from ceramic,... Continue Reading →

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