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Book Reviews Jan 2012


JUNIOR’S DESSERT COOKBOOK

Junior’s Dessert Cookbook: Over 75 Recipes for Cheesecakes, Pies, Cookies, Cakes and More features 75 delicious and easy-to-follow recipes for desserts that have made Junior’s a legendary restaurant in New York.

In Junior’s Dessert Cookbook, third generation co-owner Alan Rosen offers the public dozens of recipes. The book also includes a comprehensive chapter on how to make crumb crusts, buttery pastry for tartlets, pie crusts, chocolate ganache, and other sauces.

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NO GOD? KNOW GOD

Based on his own personal experiences, No God? Know God author Neil Curtis penned a self-help book describing, in detail, how anyone can communicate with their creator. Using visions and exercises, readers will have access to a simple and precise guide to a non-religious, personal examination and spiritual growth.

Providing the reader with a spiritual reality check, the book’s theme is the concept of man harnessing God’s power — which everyone truly has access to.

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KOSHER REVOLUTION

Co-authors Geila Hocherman and Arthur Boehm have a revolutionary new cookbook that offers innovative techniques for creating a limitless kosher recipe repertoire. Kosher Revolution: New Techniques and Great Recipes for Unlimited Kosher Cooking shows kosher home cooks how to make modern, blow-them-out-of-the-water kosher dishes that are exciting and contemporary.

Readers will also learn how to create a “kosher revolution” pantry and how any non-kosher recipe can be converted to a kosher one with nothing lost in translation.

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SEW UP A HOME MAKEOVER

Designer Lexie Barnes shares her easy sewing techniques to personalize a living space with small changes that make a big difference. With real before-and-after examples, beautiful photography, and a fun “you-can-do-it” attitude, Sew Up a Home Makeover is the perfect creative resource to turn to for updated interior style.The book includes guidance for crafty homeowners on identifying their own personal decorating style and sewing one-of-a-kind projects to create a customized look for their home.

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AHS PRUNING & TRAINING

Whether you are planning a new garden, wondering how to bring back a neglected tree or shrub, or want to develop areas of special interest, AHS Pruning & Training presents all the techniques you need in easy to follow, step-by-step explanations. This comprehensive guide advises you when to prune and when not to prune all the plants in your garden. There is an A-Z plant by plant section. Long considered the essential guide to the subject, this classic title has now been updated for a new generation of gardeners.

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THE SECRETS OF PEOPLE WHO NEVER GET SICK

In The Secrets of People Who Never Get Sick, science and health reporter Gene Stone examines the lives of individuals who have a daily practice that leads to extraordinary health. The secrets range from the sensible to the unexpected. Not only do these secrets work for the people who endorse them, but they’re supported by solid scientific evidence.


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