Category Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review and Giveaway: The Vegetable Gardener’s Book of Building Projects

It’s the time of year (at least in Minnesota anyway) when the gardeners are all in limbo. The cold crops can go into the ground but nothing else until May 15th! What do we do while we wait? We need something to make the time go by faster- something that has to do with gardening […]

Book Review: Spoon Fed by Kim Severson

In some ways, the title Spoon Fed: How Eight Cooks Saved My Life is misleading. When I first came across the book on Amazon, I didn’t know who Kim Severson was (I’m not really a foodie and I don’t regularly read The New York Times) so I pictured the author to be someone who had […]

Book Review and Giveaway: Don’t Throw it, Grow it!

I think I’ve mentioned before that I really like finding and supporting smaller publishers. You have to respect what they do. By publishing lesser known writers, they are providing us with a true cross-section of what our world is like. More opinions= a freer society in my opinion. I came across Storey Publishing a few […]