Easy Chinese Recipes has been on my bookshelf waiting for me for three full years. I love Chinese food, but of all the recipes I've ever tried (and I've tried a lot), I've only ever found one that was fool-proof and to my taste. This book appears to have normal, straightforward recipes for normal, straightforward Chinese dishes. I'm hoping to pick up some hints on technique that will save my Chinese stir-fries at home. Wish me luck.
This week I'll continue with:
I've been reading an awful lot of books about presidents and the White House lately, so I hope I don't burn myself out by following two Clint Hill books by a book about first ladies, but I've been dying to crack open First Women for weeks. The reviews on Amazon have been kind of cranky, but most of this is due to the organization of the book. I admit, I thought The Residence was organized in a less-than-desirable way. I assume this one is organized the same way. But I can forgive that if it's well-written and properly researched.