Book Reviews

Book review: The I Hate To Cook.
Book Reviews

Book review: The I Hate To Cook.

Peg Bracken, a homemaker and writer, who had to cook for her family, and wrote she could, had the idea to write a cookbook that facilitated life for her, and homemakers like her. She wrote this book 50 years ago, which according to the publisher sold 50 million copies. Now […]

Book review: Tony Aspler’s Cellar Book.
Book Reviews

Book review: Tony Aspler’s Cellar Book.

Tony Aspler has been writing about wine for more than three decades, and is today, one of the most widely respected wine writers in Canada. His integrity and impartiality are well known amongst his colleagues. The witty prose flows beautifully in the inimitable way he writes. This book has been […]

Book review: Maran Illustrated Wine.
Book Reviews

Book review: Maran Illustrated Wine.

Maran Graphics has perfected an award-winning communication process to “teach” the basics of many skills, i.e bartending, wine knowledge and service, cooking, guitar playing, and yoga, just to name a few. Wine is an extremely well illustrated book that provides all the basics of wine making, packaging, purchasing, storage and […]

Book review: Free For All.
Book Reviews

Book review: Free For All.

Concerned parents persuaded school authorities in poor communities to serve breakfast in 1890 for free. They observed and concluded that grumbling stomachs prevented students from concentrating well enough to absorb knowledge. Academic performance of hungry children was noticeably lower than those who were fed and of equal intelligence.