I’m a book girl. I love to read, I love looking at books, organizing books, collecting books, and using books. And since I’m a food and fitness blogger it should come as no surprise that I love me a good cookbook.
A few weeks ago I received a copy of the new cookbook “Lick Your Plate” by Julie Albert & Lisa Gnat which is a visual delight just based on it’s photography alone!
One of my biggest beefs with cookbooks is when they don’t have good photos, or even worse – any photos. As I am always looking to improve my own photography skills, I find myself paying more attention to food photographs in the cookbooks I have, and Lick Your Plate is visually stunning. Every photo in the book is beautiful and showcases the recipes to perfection!
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But I know you’re not here to hear about the photos! Lick Your Plate is touted as “A Lip Smackin’ Book Tor Every Home Cook” and I think that is pretty accurate description. The recipes are simple but impressive, any are perfect for any busy at-home cook looking to feed their family fast, healthy, and delicious food.
The first time I looked through it I saw so many recipes to try I had to go get a pad of sticky tabs, and now it’s a rainbow of marked pages.
Some of the recipes I am really looking forward to trying include the:
- Caramelized Onion, White Cheddar & Arugula Pizza
- Vietnamese Beef & Noodle Pho
- Cajan Chicken Cobb Salad
- Hearty Meat & 3-Cheese Skillet Lasagne
- Fluffy Apple Pie Pancakes
But believe me, I have about 20 other recipes marked to try as well. It’s going to take me a while to work my way through this one! Which is great because I normally only find a handful of recipes that interest me in any one cookbook. To find so many right off the top was really exciting!
The cookbook is broken up into 10 chapters which cover everything from No Fork Required Appetizers, to Rule the Roost Chicken & Turkey, to Rise & Shine Brunch and everything in between!
The past few weeks have been pretty crazy over here so I sadly haven’t had a chance to test out the recipes, but based on what I’ve seen, I’ll be very surprised if I don’t love them. They use fresh whole ingredients, are straight forward and easy to follow, and sound downright amazing!
This would make an amazing Mother’s Day gift for any ladies in your life who enjoy cooking, or for anyone who likes to spend time in the kitchen.
Lick Your Plate was released on March 29th and is available to purchase on Amazon (affiliate link).
Disclosure: I was provided with a copy of Lick Your Plate free of charge.