Cookbook Feature – Lick Your Plate – Julie Albert and Lisa Gnat

Lick Your Plate Cookbook – Simple, Easy Homecooking I’ve got a lot of cookbooks to catch up on and feature! Lick Your Plate landed March 2016, but is a classic, with more than a few great recipes that I need to share with y’all.  Lick Your Plate has 160 recipes easy to follow recipes for home…

Cookbook – Butter Celebrates

Butter Celebrates – Rosie Daykin Shares her Fabulous Sweets Butter Celebrates, is bakery owner Rosie Daykin’s second cookbook (Butter Baked Goods was released in 2013) and this time she is sharing a year of celebratory recipes. From Valentine’s Day to New Year’s and everything in between, Daykin has recipes for every festive occasion. If you…

Cookbook – Jewish Slow Cooker Recipes

Slow Cooker Recipes to the Rescue I try to have something in the fridge or freezer that can be reheated for the nights where I get home later or don’t feel like cooking, but if I am really orgainzed I can plan ahead and have my slow cooker do most of the work. Hence I seek…

Cookbook – Grilling with House of Q

BBQ season is all year round in Vancouver, so pick up Grilling with House of Q and continue on grilling! The secret to good barbecue is a the proper grilling temperature, some great meat and Brian Misko’s new book “Grilling With House of Q”. For good measure a set of his sauces and rubs doesn’t…

Nigella in Vancouver with Books to Cooks

NIGELLA is coming! Monday, November 23, 2015 6:00pm 8:30pm The Vancouver Club Nigella Lawson has a new book out and Barbara Jo and her store, Books to Cooks, is hosting her in Vancouver to celebrate; “Simply Nigella”. The event will be held at the Vancouver Club.  It will begin at 6:00 p.m. with an interview…

Whitewater Cooks with Passion

As an addict of cookbooks, and an owner of many, I was eager to get my hands on the newest Whitewater Cooks with Passion Cookbook, the fourth in the serious. This book is indeed filled with passionate recipes, and just flipping through the pages reignited my own cooking passion. I’ve whipped up many of the easy…

Lesley Stowe’s Desserts from My Kitchen Book Launch

On Wednesday, October 29, 2014 from 7:00pm  9:00pm at the Equinox Gallery Books to Cooks celebrates the the launch of Lesley Stowe’s new book, Desserts from My Kitchen. The net proceeds for this evening will be donated to Project CHEF, a hands-on, curriculum-based school program that teaches children and families about healthy cooking and eating. This delectably social evening will include…

CONTEST CLOSED #Giveaway 2 Signed Copies The White Spot Cookbook

Contest closed and yah for Sandra! To win: 1) Follow @White_Spot and @GoodLifeVan AND 2) Tweet “#Win 2 copies #WhiteSpotCookbook via @goodlifevan @White_Spot http://ow.ly/r1wFH” Produced in celebration of White Spot’s 85th anniversary, The White Spot Cookbook is a visually-rich collection of memories and recipes conveying the spirit of the legendary restaurant, and its evolution from a single drive-in…

Decades of Decadence

While the Best of Bridge has always been my go to for old-school recipes, I now have another cookbook on the shelf which is a treat to both read and cook from.  Rebecca Klemke has managed to pen a memoir to her grandmother and a recipe book all in one.  Take more than a few…