The following are some books we like or might be useful for those with hobbies like ours.  Note: Some of these links are Amazon Associate links that provide commission.  These links are optional but is a nice way to help out this blog, if you so choose.

Cooking Books
These are some of Dave’s favorite cook books.
The Art of French Pastry

The Complete America’s Test Kitchen TV Show Cookbook 2001-2016: Every Recipe from the Hit TV Show with Product Ratings and a Look Behind the Scenes

Professional Development
Negotiating at Work: Turn Small Wins into Big Gains
I recently read this book and it really opened my eyes to what situations that are negotiable as well as offers advice on how to frame and execute a negotiation.  I think this is a great book for professional women and minorities.

Gardening Books and Handouts

The following are some gardening handouts courtesy of the Boston Food Forest Coalition.


The following gardening books were recommended by presenters throughout the Master Urban Gardener program.  I (Sharon) haven’t read them (yet!), but am sharing this list in case other avid gardeners are looking for reading material.

Managing Cover Crops Profitably (Free PDF download from Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education).  There are other books that can be downloaded for free from the SARE site.

Cornell Soil Health Assessment Training Manual (Free PDF)

What’s Wrong With My Plant? (And How Do I Fix It?): A Visual Guide to Easy Diagnosis and Organic Remedies

The Intelligent Gardener: Growing Nutrient Dense Food

The Good Food Revolution: Growing Healthy Food, People, and Communities

Edible Forest Gardens (2 volume set)