Category: Book Review

Books I have Read More than Once – AOM Inspiration

Books I have Read More than Once – AOM Inspiration

AOM recently had a post that really caught my attention, like a lot of their’s do. This particular one was a list of books the founder, Brett, read more than once all the way through. Some for inspiration, some for additional clarification, and some he […]

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BOOK REVIEW – The Mushroom Hunters

BOOK REVIEW – The Mushroom Hunters

Nate and I swung over to Filson in Seattle last night to see one of my local favorite authors do a little talk on foraging and camping. The store was awesome but the speech was even better.  Real stories of real foraging of real food […]

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BOOK REVIEW – French Kids Eat Everything

BOOK REVIEW – French Kids Eat Everything

Where do I begin on this one? I mean, I have made a career out of making fun of the French. Their military, their socialist tendencies, their humanist points of view, the fact that they are anti-American, their elitist mentality in everything, and their culture. […]

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BOOK REVIEW – Delancey: A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage

BOOK REVIEW – Delancey: A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage

As I took it easy this 4th of July weekend, I was able to catch up on a couple of books I had been wanting to read. The first is The Search for God and Guinness: A Biography of the Beer that Changed the World, the […]

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Irish Mike’s Summer Reading List

Irish Mike’s Summer Reading List

This summer didn’t quite turn out to be what I was expecting. As many of you know, my mother had some severe health challenges (to put it lightly) and I ended up spending a lot more time in my hometown then I was initially hoping […]

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Bento Box in the Heartland

Ah, the bento box. One of my personal favorite Japanese contributions. Essentially the most organized lunch box ever! A little bit of sushi, some tempura, maybe some chicken and rice, and you have a well rounded, gorgeous meal. Recently I was recommended a book entitled […]

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BOOK REVIEW: Kurtwood Farms and Growing a Farmer

Growing a Farmer: How I Learned to Live Off the Land One of my favorite people in the Puget Sound these days has been Kurt Timmermeister of Kurtwood Farms. His book, Growing a Farmer: How I Learned to Live Off the Land, was featured in […]

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