Tag Archives: food

Book Review: For All The Tea In China

For All The Tea In China: How England Stole The World’s Favorite Drink And Changed History, by Sarah Rose This book is written by someone who is probably not an imperialist, but the author points out rather sensibly that the … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, History | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Grow Your Own Tea

Grow Your Own Tea: The Complete Guide To Cultivating, Harvesting, And Preparing, by Christine Parks and Susan M. Walcott One of the more intriguing trends of books in the contemporary age is the encouragement to people to cut out the … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Stuff Every Tea Lover Should Know

Stuff Every Tea Lover Should Know, by Candace Rose Rardon In reading a book it is striking to see how exactly people read a book, and for whom a book like this is written. Before I read this book, someone … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged | 2 Comments

Book Review: Reach Out, Gather In

Reach Out, Gather In: 40 Days To Opening Your Heart And Home, by Karen Ehman [Note: This book was provided free of charge by Bethany Books in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Christianity | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Book Review: 70 Caribbean Recipes

70 Caribbean Recipes: Taste Sensations From The Tropics, by Rosamund Grant Is there a large enough market for food from the Caribbean as a whole, and can islands as diverse as Cuba, Jamaica, and St. Martin/San Maarten be considered as … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Book Review: Jerk From Jamaica

Jerk From Jamaica:  Barbecue Caribbean Style, by Helen Willinsky When one is reading a cookbook in hopes of gathering at least some familiarity for a nation’s cuisine that one hopes to taste a fair bit more of, one’s expectations are … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Book Review: The Bad Catholic’s Guide To Good Living

The Bad Catholic’s Guide To Good Living:  A Loving Look At The Lighter Side Of The Catholic Faith, With Recipes For Feasts And Fun, by John Zmirak & Denise Matychowiak Like the other books in this series [1], this is … Continue reading

Posted in Bible, Book Reviews, Christianity | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: The Bad Catholic’s Guide To Wine, Whiskey, And Song

The Bad Catholic’s Guide To Wine, Whiskey, And Song, by John Zmirak and Denise Matychowiak How does someone who is a moderationist but by no means a knowledeable person when it comes to drinking read and appreciate a book like … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, Christianity, History, Music History | Tagged , | 1 Comment

Obscure Hungers

Yesterday, one of the deacons of our congregation gave a sermon that I got to witness in person as we were filming at the home of another deacon’s family.  One of the aspects that was discussed in the message was … Continue reading

Posted in Musings | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Book Review: The One-Block Feast

The-One Block Feast:  An Adventure In Food From Yard To Table, by Margo True This book was a somewhat alienating read.  There is certainly a market for a book like this, but I’m not it.  That isn’t to say that … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews | Tagged , | Leave a comment