September’s New Members

We are welcoming another new member this month, Pech at Pechluck’s Food Adventures. She is a Thai-American living in Portland, Oregan and a carnivore, married to a vegetarian husband. She focuses on both eating out and cooking at home, and has “a critical weakness and major love for cheese.” Please head over to her blog to say hello and welcome to our group.

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September’s New Member

We are pleased to be adding a new member in September. Joy reads and writes about many topics including food and cooking at Joy’s Book Blog. She recently finished a challenge to live like Julia Child for a week. Please stop over at her blog to say hello.

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Cooked: August Round-Up

Thanks to members who read and reviewed Michael Pollan’s book, Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation. Here are our posts. Please visit and see what we thought! (A short list this month. If you ever read the book and post late, we can still add you to the round-up post. Please leave a message to tell us.)

Our September book is Plate to Pixel: Digital Food Photography and Styling by Helene Dujardin. I think it’s going to be a great book for us! Please post your review on the last day (or in the last week) of September and include a link to the Kitchen Reader. Come back here on 1 October to see a round-up of all our posts.

We love welcoming new members. Find out more about us here.

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Heartburn: July Round-Up

Our July book was Heartburn, a novel by Nora Ephron. Here is a list of our reviews.

Our August book is Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation by Michael Pollan. Please post your reviews anytime in the last week of August and come back here on 1 September for a round-up of our reviews.

The books for September, October, and November have been chosen and posted on our reading list page, so you can plan ahead. I hope you find something you like the time to enjoy reading and writing about it.

We are always welcoming new members and there is no commitment to participate every month. Please find out more about us and then email us to join.

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The Penguin “Great Food” Series: May Round-Up

Thanks to members who read and reviewed books in May. Members could choose any book from the Penguin “Great Food” series. Please have a look at the reviews.

Our June book is Gulp!: Adventures on the Alimetary Canal by Mary Roach. Members should post their reviews in the last week of June, preferably on the last day of the month. Come back here on July 1 for a round-up.

New members are always welcome. Find out more about us.

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May’s New Members

It is our pleasure to add two new members to the group in May.

First, please meet Melissa from Adventures in Culinary. Melissa has recently moved to Brazil and her fledgling blog tells about her eating, traveling, and living adventures. Please head over to her blog to say hello.

Secondly, we want to greet Emily from Highly Social Media. Emily lives in Philadephia, USA, and teaches journalism and writing. Her blog centers on food and her business working with food-related companies. Please drop by her blog to welcome her.

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Toast: A Story of a Boy’s Hunger: April Round-Up

Thanks to members who read and wrote about Toast: A Story of a Boy’s Hunger by Nigel Slater, which was April’s book. Please have a look at the reviews.

Our May selection is a free choice for members from the Penguin Great Food series. Read any of the books (or several!) and write about it on your blog by the last day of May. Please include a link to the Kitchen Reader. Come back here on 1 June for a round-up of our reviews.

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