Easy Homemade Cookie Cookbook
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Who doesn’t love homemade cookies? I received the Easy Homemade Cookie Cookbook to preview this week in exchange for a review and I’m certain several people will be getting a copy in their Christmas stocking! Over 150 tried and tested cookie recipes fill this book. I mean, it’s full of recipes! There’s a nice introduction and instructional section but the recipes are the stars. I made the Buckeye Thumbprint cookies and those were the best ever! … Continue reading →

Campfire Chai from Concentrate
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Warm, spicy, comforting chai. What can be better to drink while you’re sitting beside the campfire waiting for the rest of the group to wake up and make breakfast? This chai recipe is super easy to make and even easier to take with you on the next camping trip.  With only five ingredients, anybody can mix up this concentrate. Take a small jar with you and add to your favorite black tea or even coffee. Camping never seemed so glamorous. … Continue reading →

Victuals ~ Cookbook Review
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Stories of growing up in Appalachia blend into recipes for home cooking, Appalachia style. Ronni Lundy’s book Victuals is a great read. Lundy combines the stories of her childhood, stories of the people living in the region today and explanations of cooking techniques into this cookbook memoir. I loved this book, as it was an adventure, cultural education and cooking all rolled up inside one cover. … Continue reading →