‘Man Made Meals’ – a cookbook for men by Chappy’s Steven Raichlen

“Man Made Meals: The Essential Cookbook for Guys” by Steven Raichlen. Workman Publishing Company, 2014. 640 pages. $24.95. “Man Made Meals: The Essential Cookbook for Guys” is the cookbook that moves Steven Raichlen’s mastery of the man-centric world of grilling in his popular “Barbecue! Bible” books into the kitchen. The hearty, tasty, and feel-good nature […]

Amelia Smith immerses herself in Regency England and an old mermaid fable

“Scandal’s Heiress” by Amelia Smith, Split Rock Books, 315 pages. “Eddystone Light” by Amelia Smith, Split Rock Books, 103 pages. Both available at Bunch of Grapes, Alley’s General Store, and online. “Scandal’s Heiress” is no bodice-ripper, although a steamy make-out scene aboard an English frigate sets the plot in motion for the romance to follow. […]