Apr/May 2011

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Living Without's Favorite Books: Replacement Parts

Ever been in the middle of a recipe and don’t have an ingredient? So have we. The Food Substitutions Bible (Robert Rose, 2nd edition) is for people like us. This 695-page reference book by David Joachim offers substitution solutions for ingredients, equipment and techniques when you’re in a pinch—or not.   More...

Living Without's Favorite Books: The First Time

A rash-spotted face isn’t charming, particularly if it’s your child. But cheeks inflamed with hives are the start of a charming children’s book, The Day I Met the Nuts (Earth Day), by Mary Rand Hess with illustrations by Candice Hartsough McDonald.   More...

Living Without's Favorite Books: Easy on the Waistline

Want to shed pounds without going hungry? Whether you’re focused on bathing suit season or just healthier eating, Appetite for Reduction (DaCapo LifeLong) can help. This new book by well-known vegan author Isa Chandra Moskowitz is a winner for losers—weight losers, that is.   More...

Living Without's Favorite Books: Little Cakes

Subscribers Only — If your idea of the perfect cupcake is great taste with no gluten or refined sugar, Gluten-Free Cupcakes (Ten Speed Press) is the cookbook for you. Celiac food blogger Elana Amsterdam (elanaspantry.com), author of The Gluten-Free Almond Flour Cookbook, now offers a second cookbook of 50 recipes with mix-and-match cupcakes and frostings, ranging from classic (Vanilla, Strawberry, Chocolate, Red Velvet cupcakes) to show-stopping (Fallen Chocolate Souffle, Black Forest, White Chocolate Cherry, Pecan Pie cupcakes).   More...