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Michael Brandt and Jen Gage Sage are a husband and wife business management and writing team who also review books on a plethora of subjects. Special interests focus on world politics, history, negotiation, technology, business development, venture capital (when if ever to use it and what you MUST know first), weapons, biographies, and cooking.

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Neiman Marcus Cookbook by Kevin Garvin
Neiman Marcus Cookbook by Kevin Garvin
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Chef Garvin treats us to favorites, new and old, and does so with clear, easy to follow recipes. One could wish for far more pictures of the finished dishes rather than store shots, but that doesn't diminish my enthusiasm for this new book. It's worth making space on a crowded shelf for this treasure. It's also a suitable book for nearly any level of cook. The selections are superb, the writing is clear and easy to follow. It proves that recipes need not be fussy to be delicious.
In addition to the world-famous Chocolate Chip Cookie recipe (the story you've heard is a hoax, according to Chef) which really IS worth the price of admission, I'm enjoying their unique assortment of starter… Read more
The Bride & Groom First and Forever Cookbook: Firs&hellip by Sara Corpening Whiteford
The Bride & Groom First and Forever Cookbook
Wrapped inside this sumptuously presented cookbook are gems of solid kitchen basics plus a range of recipes from Chicken Soup Stock to Glazed Tuna with Soy-Ginger Glaze and Pickled Cucumbers. Written by sisters who share a lifelong love affair with cooking, the book is written in a chatty, we're-all-in-the-kitchen-together tone. Its title implies that it makes the ideal first cookbook for a couple, but that couple will do best who are already reasonably at home in the kitchen. However, novice cooks will find useful and reasonably practical information and seasoned cooks will find inspiration and new ideas.
Particularly useful to… Read more
World History of Warfare by Christon I. Archer
World History of Warfare by Christon I. Archer
World History of Warfare
by Christon I Archer, John R. Ferris, Holger H Herwig, Timothy H. E. Travers
Review by Michael W. Brandt
The World History of Warfare is designed to be a textbook for introductory college courses in military history. I think that the authors have exceeded this modest goal.
It should be understood that the authors of this book took on an enormous task. They condensed the history and evolution of thousands of years of warfare into 591 pages of text.For someone who needs a reference book on the development and evolution of warfare, this is a very useful text. It presents the development of arms, weapons and tactics of warfare against the flow of… Read more