The Missing Husband by Natasha Boydell and Narrated by Rupert Degas, Penelope Rawlins

Title: The Missing Husband Author: Natasha Boydell Narrators: Rupert Degas and Penelope Rawlins Genre: Mystery & Thrillers Format: Audiobook Listening Length: 8 hours and 11 minutes Date of Publication: September 2, 2021 Description:  Kate and Pete have been the perfect couple ever since they were teenagers. Fifteen years later, they have two young daughters, live in a beautiful London townhouse, and seem like they have it all. But one day, Pete leaves for work and never comes home.   In a note Kate discovers, he confesses that he’s been unhappy for a long time and that he’s met someone else. Distraught, she later learns that he has left everything behind, including his mobile phone, and she sets out to learn the truth about his disappearance.  But is she prepared for what she will learn? My Thoughts: I really wanted to like this book as I love a good Mystery & Thriller. However, this was totally not what I expected it would be from the description of the book. The book moves v

Toaster Oven Takeover by Roxanne Wyss and Kathy Moore

Title: Toaster Oven Takeover
Author: Roxanne Wyss and Kathy Moore
Genre: Cookbook 
Format: Kindle
No. of Pages: 159
Date of Publication: April 20, 2021

Description: Enjoy delicious and fresh weeknight meals in just minutes with these easy recipes using the most underrated yet versatile appliance in the kitchen—the toaster oven!

While your standard oven is great for big meals, who wants to wait for it to pre-heat when you’re making weeknight dinner? That’s when the toaster oven comes in handy! As one of the most flexible and space-saving appliances in the kitchen, the toaster oven can do everything a standard oven can but is faster, easier to clean, and more energy-efficient.

In Toaster Oven Takeover, you’ll learn how to make recipes the whole family will enjoy, like:
-Freezer-Ready Breakfast Burritos
-Sweet Chili-Glazed Wings
-Lemon-Roasted Fish with Olives + Capers
-German Chocolate Cake
-And more!

Perfect for cooks of every skill level, Toaster Oven Takeover is chock-full of recipe tips as well as toaster oven basics. Whether you’re maximizing space in a small apartment or just looking for a faster way to put dinner on the table, Toaster Oven Takeover will make your toaster your go-to for delicious perfectly cooked meals that can be made in no time!

My Thoughts: I have a Ninja Foodi Toaster Oven and I love it! I am often times thinking and saying to my husband that we are under utilizing it. After all, it can toast, broil, bake, bagel, air fry, and air roast. So when I saw this cookbook on Netgalley, I had to have it.

I haven't tried any of the recipes yet but there are several that I plan on trying in the near future. I'm a little picky with my recipes because my son has a severe peanut allergy, so I have to be mindful of ingredients. Plus I have only recently been eating meat at home, he eats meat at daycare but not at home. Lol not too sure why.

I'm a huge fan of cookbooks with colored pictures. I actually prefer a cookbook that has a photo for every recipe because I like to see what the recipe looks like before I decide to make it. I did get a pre-released copy of the book for my kindle and my pictures were all in black and white. I'm guessing that is not the case for the actual published copy. Not all recipes have pictures, only some do.

The recipes tell you how many servings but it does not tell you about the nutrition. I really prefer a cookbook that gives you nutritional information so that it is not a guessing game. I actually haven't seen a cookbook that didn't include that information until. now.

The first several pages are all informational and if you are not used to a toaster oven then I recommend that you read it first. It breaks down the different settings for each one and what their functions are.

Rating: 3 out of 5 because there are not a ton of photos, a little too much information at the beginning for me, and no nutritional information.

About the Author: Roxanne Wyss with Kathy Moore, The Electrified Cooks, are cookbook authors, food consultants, food writers, cooking teachers, and food bloggers, who share their test-kitchen expertise through creative recipes and tips that make cooking easier and more fun. This is their sixteenth cookbook, previous titles include Rice Cooker Revival and The Easy Air Fryer Cookbook for The American Diabetes Association. They teach cooking classes, consult with food and appliance companies, write feature articles and appear on television, including appearances on QVC. Their professional careers in food, spanning over thirty years, now include a popular blog,

Many thanks to Tiller Press and Netgalley for this review copy. This is my honest opinion.


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