It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old...or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book!
You never know when I might play a wild card on you!
Today's Wild Card author is:
and the book:
Harvest House Publishers; Spi edition (February 1, 2012)
***Special thanks to Karri James, Marketing Assistant, Harvest House Publishers for sending me a review copy.***
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Cheryl Moeller is a seasoned mother and a standup comic. She is also a syndicated columnist with her own blog (www.momlaughs.blogspot.com) and contributes monthly to several online parent websites. Cheryl has coauthored two books on marriage with her husband and has written for www.mops.org and Marriage Partnership. Cheryl does comedy for parenting classes, MOPS groups, wedding or baby showers, church retreats, women’s conferences, and those in line at the grocery store.
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SHORT BOOK DESCRIPTION:
From the celebrated coauthor of The Marriage Miracle comes a new kind of cookbook and a new attitude toward planning meals. With an eye toward the whole menu, not just part of it, columnist Cheryl Moeller teaches cooks to use two crockpots to easily create healthy, homemade dinners.
Don’t worry about your dinner being reduced to a mushy stew. Each of the more than 200 recipes has been taste-tested at Cheryl’s table. Join the Moeller family as you dig into:
- Harvest-time Halibut Chowder
- Salmon and Gingered Carrots
- Mediterranean Rice Pilaf
- Indian Chicken Curry
- Apricot-Pistachio Bread
- Shrimp Creole
- Rhubarb Crisp
List Price: $14.99
Spiral-bound: 272 pages
Publisher: Harvest House Publishers; Spi edition (February 1, 2012)
AND NOW...THE FIFTH CHAPTER (click on pages to enlarge):
My thoughts: I haven't been able to try out these recipes yet since I'm on a fast but I am super excited for when I can! Some ones that are at the top of my list:
- Overnight Oats with Triple Berry Oatmeal Topping (pg. 12-13)
- Slow-Cooker Pancake (pg. 22)
- Friendship Tea (pg. 26)
- Little Piggies in a Blanket (pg. 27)
- Sausage, Egg & Cheese Casserole (pg. 29)
- Swedish Meatballs (pg. 84)
- Shepherd's Pie (pg. 100)
- Chicken Manicotti (pg. 108)
- Brownies in a Mug (pg. 110)
- Sloppy Joes (pg. 117)
- Rosemary Chicken (pg. 118)
- Captain Mac (pg. 129)
- Hot Mocha Frappes (pg. 131)
- Spaghetti Night (pg. 138)
- Italian Bread Basket (pg. 139)
- Bread Pudding (pg. 148)
- Raspberry Ginger Ale Sponge Cupcakes (pg. 168)
- Quick Whole Wheat Bread (pg. 180)
- Book Club Chai Tea (pg. 262)
I like that it's spiral bound making it easy when using in the kitchen. I love the idea of being able to make all of these recipes using a slow cooker! It's so easy and you can make sooooo many things with it! I'm very much looking forward to trying these out!