Three new cookbooks arrived at our library, today.
eva’s kitchen, by Eva Longoria; if it makes you healthy, by Sheryl Crow and Chuck White, and my father’s daughter, by Gwyneth Paltrow.
Am I convinced for one hot minute that any of these beautiful multi-millionaires are schlepping grocery bags or peeling carrots? Nope. But I’m still suggesting that you check these books out!
eva’s kitchen contains lots of simple recipes, with accessible, familiar ingredients. I love cookbooks with lots of great pictures, and this one has plenty! Check it out if you like Mexican or southwestern foods.
my father’s daughter makes use of slightly more exotic ingredients and includes an icon for each recipe, representing that the recipe is vegetarian, vegan, quick, make-ahead, a one-pot meal, or a dress-up meal.
If it makes you healthy includes a bit of dialogue about each dish, and lots of tips about the ingredients and their alternate uses. Crow and her co-author frequently comment about their preferences, and how the recipes in the book were developed.
Calgary Public Library has an enormous collection of cookbooks. Check them out today, by browsing section 641, at your local branch.