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And did I mention that I love cookbooks? As someone who owns....let's just say a lot...of cookbooks, take it from me that this is a nice cookbook. It's organized, sturdy, has beautiful photography and the layout of the book itself is very "crafty" - almost like a scrapbook. It's cute and unique and I really like that.
Things I love about this cookbook:
- Cute, scrapbook style layout
- Includes not just recipes but lots of great cooking tips and tricks
- Beautiful photography
- It is sturdy - you can tell that the binding, paper and cover are high quality
- Contains 150 recipes in 12 categories - that's a lot!
A couple things that cookbook connoisseurs may be interested in:
Not every recipe has a photo. Which, when you have 150 recipes is understandable and the recipes that are photographed look amazing.
I do also want to mention that not all recipes are from-scratch recipes. How you feel about that will depend on who you are (or how much of a hurry you're in). My rough, unofficial estimate is that about 25% of the recipes call for some kind of prepared food item (example include: packaged onion soup mix, canned pizza dough, velveeta cheese, bottled ranch dressing). Many of these items could be substituted - it's easy to make my own pizza dough, for example - so don't let that stop you from considering this book for yourself or as a gift.
This cookbook is beautiful and would make a great addition to any collection.
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