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As a young woman I had an amazing role model who was talented at any number of things, but everyone agreed Holly could make the tastiest scones.-- Honey & Oats: Everyday Favorites Baked with Whole Grains and Natural Sweeteners by Jennifer Katzinger (Author), Charity Burggraaf (Photographer), and Julie Hopper (Contributor).
Ever since I recently read Michael Pollan's In Defense of Food, I have been trying to diversify my diet, including introducing more whole grains. This new cookbook is the perfect motivator. Filled with beautiful photographs on matte pages, Honey & Oats offers 75 friendly recipes for home bakers trying to incorporate healthy alternatives into their sweet and savory baked goods.
Best of all, unlike the carob and tofu concoctions my mother foisted on us in the 1970s under the banner of "Health Food," the treats in Honey & Oats actually taste good!
Sasquatch Books just keeps turning out lush, gorgeous cookbooks like Honey & Oats. They have harnessed some great talent and produce a first-class product.