• Cookbooks,  Reading

    Weber’s Big Book of Grilling

    If you only have room on your cookbook shelf for one book on grilling, it has to be Weber’s Big Book of Grilling by Jamie Purviance and Sandra McRae. It’s a rare cookbook that can span an audience from beginner to accomplished griller, but this cookbook manages do to just that. This book is 15 years old, but all of the recipes are completely relevant and it’s the book I return to, year after year, whenever I need grilling inspiration. From a classic burger all the way to grilled lobster, this cookbook provides an incredible variety of recipes in a wide range of cuisines. This cookbook is one of my…

  • Cookbooks,  Reading

    Fast, Fresh & Green

    Fast, Fresh & Green by Susie Middleton is simply the BEST vegetable cookbook I have ever read! The format really works, taking you through different cooking techniques – roasting, braising, sauteing, stir-frying and grilling, with recipes that span a variety of tastes and cuisines. But, what really makes this book a standout for me is the quality of the recipes – for anyone looking to go beyond the basic steam, roast, grill (that’s me by the way) this book provides amazingly delicious recipes that inspire you to up your cooking game. https://www.amazon.com/Fast-Fresh-Green-Susie-Middleton/dp/0811865665/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1466008861&sr=8-1&keywords=fast+fresh+and+green+cookbook