You “Still” Won’t Believe It’s Gluten Free


You STILL Won’t Believe It’s Gluten Free is Roben Ryberg’s tasty sequel on the subject of gluten-free cooking.  It’s wonderful. Although I have no medical reason to be gluten-free, a wheat allergy I had as a child seems reason enough to avoid gluten as much as possible. I’ve been reading and reviewing Gluten-Free cookbooks for… [Continue Reading]

Cookbook Review: Cookielicious


For cookie enthusiasts everywhere looking for a diverse recipe resource, comes the title Cookielicious. A collection of favored cookie recipes assembled by St. Petersburg Times food editor Janet K. Keeler, this book offers a wide range of confections suitable for nearly every occasion. The recipe list includes everything from gingerbread bars and chocolate biscotti to… [Continue Reading]

Cookbook Review: The Complete Guide to Vegan Food Substitutions

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New vegans looking for substitution ideas to help them through the “going vegan” transition period often feel frustrated with the many areas of their diets where animal products remain difficult to remove.

Cookbook Review: Vegan Italiano


Vegan Italiano by Donna Klein details numerous recipes from Italy that are at once meat-free, egg-free and dairy-free, yet bring the full flavor of the country to your table.