Cookbook Reviews

Here are the links to the cookbooks I've reviewed over the years on my side blog, Reading, Writing and Cooking. The dates I wrote the reviews are in brackets, newest reviews are at the top of the list.

Wild Sugar: Seasonal Sweet Treats Inspired by the Mountain West (Feb 2024)
The Unofficial Hogwarts Cookbook for Kids (Aug 2021)
Lush: A Season-by-Season Celebration of Craft Beer and Produce (Dec 2019)
YOU CAN HAVE IT! More Than 125 Decadent Diabetes-Friendly Recipes (Sept 2018)
Aquafabulous! (March 2018)
All-in-One Guide to Cake Decorating: Over 100 Step-by-Step Cake Decorating Techniques and Recipes (Oct 2017)
175 Best Small Batch Baking Recipes (July 2017)
The Essential Home-Ground Flour Book (April 2017)
Piece of Cake!: One-Bowl, No-Fuss, From-Scratch Cakes (March 2017)
Bake Something Great! – 400 Bars, Squares & Cookies (Jan 2017)
The Chile Pepper Bible: From Sweet to Fiery and Everything in Between (Dec 2016)
Eat Wheat: A Scientific and Clinically-Proven Approach to Safely Bringing Wheat and Dairy Back Into Your Diet (Nov 2016)
250 Best Beans, Lentils & Tofu Recipes (Sept 2016)
Ethiopian Cookbook: Pinnacle of Traditional Cuisine (August 2016)
The Gluten-Free Baking Book: 250 Small-Batch Recipes for Everything from Brownies to Cheesecake (July 2016)
150 Best Spiralizer Recipes (June 2016)
Brown Eggs and Jam Jars (Dec 2015)
The Dehydrator Bible (Dec 2015)
Vegan Everyday: 500 Delicious Recipes (Nov 2015)
Preservation Society Home Preserves: 100 Modern Recipes (Oct 2015)
150 Best Vegan Muffin Recipes (August 2015)
125 Best Chocolate Chip Recipes: Quick, Easy, Fun Ideas (July 2015)
Bob's Red Mill Everyday Gluten-Free Cookbook: 281 Delicious Whole-Grain Recipes (June 2015)
The Cook's Essential Kitchen Dictionary: A Complete Culinary Resource (April 2015)
The Vegan Pantry: More Than 60 Delicious Recipes for Modern Vegan Food (Feb 2015)
Tasting the Seasons: Inspired In-Season Cuisine That's Easy, Healthy, Fresh and Fun (Feb 2015)
The Essential Guide to Home Herbal Remedies: Easy Recipes Using Medicinal Herbs to Treat More Than 125 Conditions from Sunburns to Sore Throats (Jan 2015)
Delicious Diabetes Cooking for One or Two People (Nov 2014)
Super Healthy Snacks and Treats (Nov 2014)
300 Best Homemade Candy Recipes: Brittles, Caramels, Chocolate, Fudge, Truffles and So Much More (Oct 2014)
Best of Bridge Home Preserving (August 2014)
Simply Sugar & Gluten Free (July 2014)
Vegan Chocolate: Unapologetically Luscious and Decadent Dairy-Free Desserts (June 2014)
201 Gluten-Free Recipes for Kids (April 2014)
Homemade Condiments: Artisan Recipes Using Fresh, Natural Ingredients (March 2014)
Vegan Desserts in Jars (March 2014)'s Dining Out At Home Cookbook 2 (Feb 2014)
The Greek Yogurt Cookbook: Includes Over 125 Delicious, Nutritious Greek Yogurt Recipes (Feb 2014)
The Healing Herbs Cookbook (Dec 2013)
The Vegetarian Pantry: Fresh and Modern Recipes for Meals Without Meat (Dec 2013)
The 250 Best Cookie Recipes Cookbook (Dec 2013)
Family Table: Favorite Staff Meals from Our Restaurants to Your Home (Nov 2013)
The Flying Brownie (Sept 2013)
The Vegan Baker: More Than 50 Delicious Recipes for Vegan-friendly Cakes, Cookies, Bars and Other Baked Treats (Sept 2013)
The Leafy Greens Cookbook (Sept 2013)
Put 'em Up! Fruit: A Preserving Guide & Cookbook (Aug 2013)
A Perfect Day for a Picnic (Aug 2013)
The No-Cook No-Bake Cookbook: 101 Delicious Recipes for When It's Too Hot to Cook (July 2013)
Mr. Wilkinson's Vegetables: A Cookbook to Celebrate the Garden (July 2013)
Farm Fresh Recipes From the Missing Goat Farm (July 2013)
The Four Season Farm Gardener's Cookbook (July 2013)
Cooking for the Specific Carbohydrate Diet: Over 100 Easy, Healthy, and Delicious Recipes that are Sugar-Free, Gluten-Free, and Grain-Free (June 2013)
 Meals in a Jar: Quick and Easy, Just-Add-Water, Homemade Recipes (May 2013)
The Complete Gluten-Free Whole Grains Cookbook: 125 Delicious Recipes from Amaranth to Quinoa to Wild Rice (May 2013)
Mad Hungry Cravings: 173 Recipes for the Food You Want to Eat Right Now (May 2013)
Classic Snacks Made from Scratch (April 2013)
The Newlywed Cookbook (March 2013)
All You Knead is Bread (Feb 2013)
Fresh & Healthy DASH Diet Cooking: 101 Delicious Recipes for Lowering Blood Pressure, Losing Weight and Feeling Great (Feb 2013)
The Liddabit Sweets Candy Cookbook (Feb 2013)
The Art of Baking Bread (Jan 2013)
Artisanal Gluten Free Cooking (Jan 2013) 
Cake Balls: More Than 60 Delectable and Whimsical Sweet Spheres of Goodness (Dec 2012)
Desserts in Jars: 50 Sweet Treats that Shine (Dec 2012)
Bean By Bean: A Cookbook (Dec 2012)
Petite Treats: Adorably Delicious Versions of All Your Favorites from Scones, Donuts, and Cupcakes to Brownies, Cakes, and Pies (Nov 2012)
Quick and Easy Low-Cal Vegan Comfort Food: 150 Down-Home Recipes Packed with Flavor, Not Calories (Nov 2012)
500 of the Healthiest Recipes and Health Tips You’ll Ever Need (Nov 2012)
The Back in the Day Bakery Cookbook (October 2012)
Home-Grown Harvest (September 2012)
Tomato: A Fresh-from-the-Vine Cookbook (September 2012)
The Locavore Way: Discover And Enjoy The Pleasures Of Locally Grown Food (September 2012)
Sinfully Easy Delicious Desserts: Quicker Smarter Recipes (September 2012)
Vicki's Vegan Kitchen: Eating with Sanity, Compassion and Taste (August 2012)
Learning to Bake Allergen-Free: A Crash Course for Busy Parents on Baking without Wheat, Gluten, Dairy, Eggs, Soy or Nuts (August 2012)
The Romantic Prairie Cookbook (August 2012) 
The Beginner’s Guide to Edible Herbs: 26 Herbs Everyone Should Grow and Enjoy (August 2012)
The Rosie's Bakery All-Butter, Cream-Filled, Sugar-Packed Baking Book (July 2012)
Prairie Home Breads: 150 Splendid Recipes from America's Breadbasket (July 2012)
Grace's Sweet Life: Homemade Italian Desserts from Cannoli, Biscotti, and Tiramisu to Torte, Tartufi, and Struffoli (July 2012)
The Old Farmer's Almanac Garden-Fresh Cookbook (June 2012)
The Gluten-Free Baker: Delicious Baked Goods for the Gluten Intolerant (June 2012)
Classic Artisan Baking: Treats for Family and Friends (May 2012)
The Healthy College Cookbook (May 2012)
The Intolerant Gourmet: Glorious Food without Gluten and Lactose (Dec 2011)
Wholesome Kitchen: Delicious Recipes with Beans, Lentils, Grains, and Other Natural Foods (Oct 2011)
The Safe Food Handbook: How to make Smart Choices about Risky Food (Sept 2011)
Serving Up the Harvest: Celebrating the Goodness of Fresh Vegetables (Aug 2011)
The Baking Answer Book: Solutions to Every Problem You'll Ever Face; Answers to Every Question You'll Ever Ask (Aug 2011)
The Peanut Allergy Epidemic: What's Causing It and How to Stop It (Aug 2011)
Vegan Desserts: Sumptuous Sweets for Every Season (July 2011)
Superfoods from the Garden (June 2011)
Quick and Easy Vegan Bake Sale: More Than 150 Sweet and Savoury Vegan Treats Perfect for Sharing (June 2011)
The Cleaner Plate Club: More Than 100 Recipes for Real Food Your Kids Will Love (Feb 2011)
As Always, Julia: The Letters of Julia Child and Avis DeVoto (Feb 2011)
The Crabby Cook Cookbook: 135 Almost-Effortless Recipes Plus Survival Tips (Jan 2011)
The Vegan Girl's Guide to Life: Cruelty-Free Crafts, Recipes, Beauty Secrets, and More (Jan 2011)
Chewy Gooey Crispy Crunchy Melt-in-Your-Mouth Cookies (Dec 2010)
The Autism Cookbook: 101 Gluten-Free and Dairy-Free Recipes (Dec 2010)
A World of Cake: From Honey Cakes to Flat Cakes, Fritters to Chiffons, Meringues to Mooncakes, Tartes to Tortes, Fruit Cakes to Spice Cakes... Traditions from Cultures Around the World (Nov 2010)
The Vegan Cookie Connoisseur: Over 140 Simply Delicious Recipes That Treat the Eyes and Taste Buds (Nov 2010)
Sweet Treats: Just Like My Mother Used to Bake (Nov 2010)
The Art of Simple Food: Notes, Lessons and Recipes from a Delicious Revolution (March 2008)
Bobby Flay’s Mesa Grill Cookbook: Explosive Flavors From the Southwestern Kitchen (Nov 2007)
Isabel's Cantina (Nov 2007)
Pure Flavor: 125 Fresh All-American Recipes from the Pacific Northwest (Oct 2007)
Adventures of an Italian Food Lover (Sep 2007)