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My Mother’s Kitchen – A Book Review

My Mother’s Kitchen: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, and the Meaning of Life by Peter Gethers Since Maralyn Hill and I have co-authored and published two culinary books about chefs around the world, we know what it takes to write a heart warming culinary book. My Mother’s Kitchen is more than a...

Book Review: Chocolate Bliss by Susie Morris

Review by Brenda C. Hill The cover of this delectable book made me long for a big bite of a crunchy chocolate caramel truffle. Author and artesian chocolatier, Susie Morris, knows how to celebrate all things chocolate. How fortunate I was to meet Susie in person at the marketplace for International Food...

Book Review: Flying Pans by Ron Oliver and Bernard Guillas

Flying Pans  Two Chefs: One World By Ron Oliver and Bernard Guillas Flying Pans is the best culinary book I have ever read. The Hill Team has researched hundreds of cook books, including a favorite by our old friend, Julia Child. We have also published two culinary books of our own about chefs worldwide. It...

Re-discovering “Diary of a Modern-Day Goddess,” by Cynthia Daddona

When Maralyn and I were invited to be on the marketing panel at the Santa Barbara Writer’s Conference many years ago, one of the other panelists was Cynthia Daddona, author of Diary of a Modern-Day Goddess–available from Amazon. Since the three of us had recently published our books, we were a...

Book Review: The State We’re In – by Anne Beattie

Our readers know my love affair with all things New England. I was fortunate to spend time hiking the lakes and mountains of Vermont and New Hampshire.  Growing up I spent summers by the sea on coastal Rhode Island, Cape Cod and her islands, and along the craggy coast of Maine, where I dug for clams. Now I...

Book review: Summer Secrets by Jane Greer

I love Nantucket. Although I lived for a summer on the vineyard and many summers on the sugar white sands of old Cape Cod, Nantucket has been one of my most magical island escapes since I was 5 years old and my dad took my picture on Easy Street. Author Jane Greer, and I have much in common besides a love...

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