103 of 104 people found the following review helpful
First: A disclaimer. I have no connection with the authors of this book or the publishers. As a matter of full disclosure, I have been a cook for over thirty years, and I majored in Biology, so scientific terms don't scare me. My motto is: if someone else can do it, so can I.
Now for the review: The problem with most cookbooks is they do not provide the cook with a reasonable starting point from which to make excellent cuisine. I remember the days when I used to struggle to try to make recipes from Larousse Gastronomique and Joy of Cooking that were spectacular, but that end always seemed to elude me. I never felt as though I prepared a meal- ANY meal which rivaled or… Read more
3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
Bad, Badder, Baddest. Just by the name you can tell these girls are not made of sugar.
Margalo and Mikey are the best of friends, but barely ever show that they are. The are always trying to find a snappy remark to the last one that was spoken. The main part of the book, why they did everything, was because Mikey's mother and father were getting divorced. If your parents get divorced, that means one will move far away. Away from her best friend.
Mikey tries to do everything to do to get her parents' minds' off of the divorce, but everything was shot down. The last thing Mikey or Margalo could think of was drastic. They would run away.
Trusting words from a theif and… Read more