Friday, October 25, 2013

Sassy Cookies: Sweet, Spicy, and Savory Treats with Swagger

This book has unique and different cookie recipes unlike anything I have ever seen before.  The author is extremely unique and the recipes are amazing.  The cookies I made were spicy and different everyone enjoyed them.  I want to read more books by this author and try new kinds of food.

Pickles, Pigs & Whiskey

This  book was amazing and the recipes in this book are so tasty I tried a couple of them and my favorite one was Steen's Syrup-Braised Pork Belly.  My entire family enjoyed this recipe and thought it was the best pork dish they have ever tasted.  This author is so excellent and describing the dishes and how to make all of them.  I give this book a 5 out of 5 and will tell my family and friends about it.

Creating Art at the Speed of Life: 30 Days of Mixed-Media Exploration

Creating Art at the Speed of Life is absolutely everything its predecessor (Art at the Speed of Life) could possibly lead you to expect, and then more.  It is well written and full of inspiring illustrations and techniques. It's great to see a comprehensive mixed media book which includes many other artists as well as the authors own work. This book is a must have for any art studio.  It is one of the best art type books I have ever read.  I am going to tell all my friends about this book and recommend it to my college to add to its class requirements. 

Mollie Makes Crochet: 20+ Cute Projects for the Home Plus Handy Tips and Tricks

This book has a lot of different ideas on what to crochet and how to do it.  I showed this book to my grandma and she was very happy with its content.  She made a couple of things from it and they look amazing.  I let her keep this book and she is going to show it to her bridge game players, 

Kate: The Future Queen

This book went very into detail about the life of Kate and how she became the wonderful and inspiration that she is today.  The author doesn't leave out much  about Kate's life and how important it is to follow your dreams and never give up on what you want to do in life.  I read this book from front to back in a few days, that is how good I thought it was.

Mastering the Art of French Eating: Lessons in Food and Love from a Year in Paris

The descriptions of the food in this book, makes me extremely hungry and amazed at how well this book is written.  The author makes you want to fly to France and eat the food.  I am amazed and enthralled at how amazing this book is and how well the author explains all the different kind of food they ate.  I love food books and this is one of my favorite ones I have read so far.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

SDN: Software Defined Networks

The authors with a wealth of practical experience as well as with standardization work walk through the different aspects of SDN, provide structure and put things in context and perspective.  I found this book to be very informative, and one that cuts through the fog of SDN. This book is actually on SDN and what it is, versus what it could be. I highly recommend this read to anyone wishing to understand or deploy SDN technologies.