The Punch Bowl by Dan Searing

A mixture history and recipe book for punches, The Punch Bowl by Dan Searing provides authoritative notes on classic favorites with color photos throughout. A great book for punch recipes, as well as an informative little book on the history of this drink.



Read the full review and try the recipe for Hot Mulled Apple Cider and Brandy Punch.


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Clean Start by Terry Walters

Terry Walters is a proponent of clean eating, or choosing sustainable foods that are healthy for you and the environment. She also runs a website and blog with tips and resources for the clean eating movement. Terry's other book, Clean Food, started readers talking about embracing new choices in the family kitchen by choosing to eat foods that are in season from locally grown food sources and that are minimally processed. Clean Start has over 100 recipes all vegan and gluten-free.

Read the review for this cookbook and try the recipe for Cabbage Saute with Tart Cherries and Crisp Apples.



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The New Sonoma Cookbook: Simple Recipes for More Healthy Living by Connie Guttersen


The New Sonoma Cookbook is a revised version of The Sonoma Diet Cookbook, written by Connie Guttersen, featuring many recipes, meal options, and tasty yet nutritious approaches to dieting and weight reduction. The Sonoma Diet's name comes from the Sonoma region of Northern California and uses the Mediterranean way of eating as a foundation.



The review and the recipe for Corn, Bean, and Tomato Salad can be found on the Cookbook Papers - New Sonoma Cookbook: Simple Recipes for More Healthy Living.





















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