For some reason, because DH and I don’t have kids, people think we have all this free time. While it’s true that our free time is truly our own, we both work 40+ hour workweeks. Throw in church, brew club meetings, blogger meetings, couch to 5K, covering local food events for my other blog, and …
One of my fellow food bloggers contacted me a few months ago and asked if I could share "baby steps" to cooking real food since I'm a middle of the road blogger; she said she doesn't even know how to relate to people who aren't on the far end of the real food spectrum. I wasn't entirely sure whether to take that as a compliment or not.
I actually read a prepublished copy of Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef last year, and have been patiently waiting to review it. Since it comes out in a few weeks, I am posting my review now!
Here's another book that I've been able to read, but not cook from, because I'm reading it in the winter. Strangely enough, I still enjoyed reading Harvest to Heat: Cooking with America's Best Chefs, Farmers, and Artisans by Darryl Estrine and Kelly Kochendorfer.
I was so excited to receive a review copy of The Commonsense Kitchen: 500 Recipes Plus Lessons for a Hand-Crafted Life; I couldn't wait to dive in.