Author Archives: Kristen

Deliciously Ella Every Day: Quick and Easy Recipes for Gluten-Free Snacks, Packed Lunches, and Simple Meals Review

Deliciously Ella Every Day: Quick and Easy Recipes for Gluten-Free Snacks, Packed Lunches, and Simple Meals by Ella Woodward (Scribner, April 5, 2016) Deliciously Ella Every Day opens with hope: “Healthy living has totally transformed my life and I think it … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Kitchen: Review

My Mother’s Kitchen: A Novel with Recipes by Meera Ekkanath Klein (Homebound Publications, November 17, 2014) 266 pages First Line: Kashi’s day follows the rhythm of the sun. Review: For book clubs that like to pair refreshments with the text, for readers who … Continue reading

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How to Love Wine Review

How to Love Wine: A Memoir and Manifesto by Eric Asimov (William Morrow, October 16, 2012) Eric Asimov, chief wine critic of the New York Times, believes great wine is “a true expression of a terroir… [with] a story to … Continue reading

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Sweet and Easy Vegan Review

Sweet & Easy Vegan: Treats Made with Whole Grains and Natural Sweeteners by Robin Asbell, photography by Joseph De Leo (Chronicle Books, September 19, 2012) In Sweet & Easy Vegan, Robin Asbell presents a cornucopia of healthy, guilt-free vegan treats, … Continue reading

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Monkey Mind Review

Monkey Mind: A Memoir of Anxiety by Daniel Smith (Simon & Schuster, July 2012) Prior to the first chapter of Daniel Smith’s memoir of an anxious mind is a section titled “why I am qualified to write this book” which … Continue reading

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