First, I have a confession to make: I've been keeping a secret from you. But I promise you're going to like it! I've been busily working away on writing a book, and it's going to be published very soon.
Cheap Appétit: The Complete Guide to Feeding Your Family for Less Than $400 a Month (While Eating Better Than You Ever Thought Possible) will be released somewhere around the end of June - the exact date is still up in the air as we pull all the final bits and pieces together that are required to launch a book into the world.
And that is where you, dear readers, come in! We're working on the back cover design right now, and we would love to feature some testimonials from real live moms just like you. I have some specific recipes that I'd like to have "endorsements" for and I'm hoping to get your help. If you've made any of the following recipes and they have been a hit with your family, I'd love to include your feedback on my book cover. We won't use your full name, just initials and city (e.g. M.R. in Edmonton). If you're a blogger and would like your full name and blog URL included, I think we should be able to do that (although I would need to check with my publisher about that).
So, without further ado, here are the recipes on my "wishlist":
Chocolate Zucchini Muffins
Lemon Blueberry Polenta Cake
Pork and Apple Stew
Old-Fashioned Butterscotch Pudding
Lemony Chicken & Spinach Pasta
Upside-Down Apple Oven Pancake
Southwestern-Spiced Barley & Vegetable Salad
Build a Cucumber and Bean Salad
Spicy Peanut & Tomato Soup
Raspberry Cream Cheese Squares
Thai-Style Peanutty Pasta
Chicken & Vegetable Coconut Curry
I would need your "review" as soon as possible - within the next couple of weeks or so. You can either leave it for me as a comment on this post, comment on the original recipe post, or email it to me directly at karen_mclaughlinATcogecoDOTca (if you don't hear back from me within 24 hrs, your email got lost in cyberspace so please try again). I look forward to hearing from you!
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