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Her Fork In The Road: Women Celebrate Food and Travel

by Lisa Bach I cannot close 2008 without at least one more post.  My queue of books I’ve read is getting longer and longer, and I just have been procrastinating getting them in.  Maybe over the next few days I’ll take the time to get a few more reviews in here.  I suppose not many […]

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Serving Crazy With Curry

by Amulya Malladi I picked up this book on the recommendation of a food blogger. This book was actually the choice for a new Food Blogging Book Club where you read a book and prepare a recipe inspired by the book. I haven’t actually made a recipe yet, but I did read the book. The […]

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Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

*This book review is a cross-post. I enjoyed it so much, and feel it so worth reading, that I am sharing it on both Tummy Treasure, and The Savvy Bookworm. by Barbara Kingsolver Barbara has been making a few appearances on my reading list lately. This one is a bit different, as it is not […]

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Hungry Planet:What The World Eats

by Peter Menzel and Faith D’Alusio It isn’t very often that I pick up non-fiction to read. Other than cookbooks of course. A few weeks ago though, a national magazine brought to light a few excerpts from this book and I had to read the whole thing. I checked it out at the library and […]

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The Nasty Bits

by Anthony Bourdain I’ve been reading this book on and off for the last few months. It truly is a gem. It is a collection of articles and vignettes, and perfect for filling in the cracks between full-length novels. Or for that 15 minutes before you have to run out the door. I was already […]

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Chocolat

by Joanne Harris Let me say right up front that Chocolat, the movie, is one of my favorites. When I am in the mood for a good movie all by myself, Chocolat is my go-to movie. It sort of surprised me when I saw this book on the shelf at my library and realized that […]

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