Monday, November 14, 2016

Books read Nov 14

One-Pot Cookbook: Family-Friendly Everyday Soup, Casserole, Slow Cooker and Skillet Recipes for Busy People on a Budget (Free Gift): Dump Dinners and One-Pot Meals (Healthy Cooking and Cookbooks)  Kindle
Mediterranean style soups, stews, stir fry and other dishes.
Easy to make and very nutritional although there is no nutritional information but fresh vegetables and spices are used.
There are no pictures and my favorite would be the beef stew

I See Christmas!: An Amazing Christmas Objects Book (Amazing Early Concept Books!)
Colorful children's book about Christmas. Each page has a different design that symbolizes the holiday.
27 different objects my favorite being the holly and ivy.

Dinosaurs One Knit Vest Pattern With 5 Motifs (Leisure Arts, Leaflet 601
This leaflet features 5 different poses that you are to duplicate stitch onto a basic vest pattern.
I will be enlarging the charts and using a different color of yarn to make these.
Another modification I will do is to make two front so the vest is reversible.
Paid a lot for delivering the pattern but it was for an order I got from a customer.

Simplify Thanksgiving: Quick and Easy Recipes To Make Thanksgiving Great
Starts with history of Thanksgiving and then right into the recipes. Basic no fuss recipes
Has title of the recipe and servings then list of ingredients along with instruction. No pictures and no nutritional information but list of ingredient shows a low sodium variety so the recipes may be on the healthy side or you could substitute for a healthier choice.
Think we will try scalloped potatoes this year as the instructions are so easy with a handful of ingredients.
Love this book because it has the simple basic things we grew up with for the big meal.

Slow Cooker Recipes: 25 Crock Pot Recipes To Make Your Weeknights More Comfortable
Cookbook that features prep and cook time and how many servings.
The recipes do not include a picture and there is no nutritional information.
Some of the ingredients are foreign to me in cookies:  coconut milk full fat, tofu to name a few.
Each recipe is cooked in the slow cooker

WHY Did I Love (Hate) That Novel?
Analytical way of approaching this: Story from an author with four main Concepts about how a book is written.
Also comes with reviews and as an example a sample of what they are trying to tell you and questions at the end of that.

a  Kooky, Spooky Stroll
Children's colorful book about a stroll down a trail at Halloween.
All the things that occur on this walk are from the same theme.
This is a rhyming book and as each page is read the story is depicted in front of you.

Celebrity cookbook
Has sections for breakfast, lunch dinner and desserts, just 2-3 per section.
Each recipe has a nice photo along with a brief description of the dish, servings and total time.
Ingredient list and directions on how to make it dish.
There is no nutritional information and some of the ingredients we'd never be able to have. some you might be able to substitute for a healthier choice.
Shrimp salads sound and look appealing.

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