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15 Minute Low-Carb Recipes: Instant Recipes for Di&hellip by Dana Carpender
I hate to cook, but eating out 2 and 3 times a day finally took its toll on my health and my pocketbook. So I picked up Dana's book figuring that if it only took 15 minutes I'd have less of a chance of burning down the kitchen. ;-)
I have several recipes I love, but the absolute worth-the-price-of-admission one is her "Honey" Mustard Dipping Sauce. I am getting SOOOOO addicted to it that I'm finding myself picking my meals based on whether or not they include things that I can put it on! It's so easy to make that it adds a negligible amount of time to the prep of any of the other recipes.
And they really are 15 minute recipes. (And since I hate to cook, 15 minutes is… Read more
PHP Pocket Reference by Rasmus Lerdorf
PHP Pocket Reference by Rasmus Lerdorf
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
My 1st Edition copy of this book is so well-loved that there is a dirt stripe down the edge of the pages from my flipping through it so often. I bought the 2nd Edition thinking it would be just as good as the first, with the new PHP-4 functions added.
The 2nd Edition is just an alphabetical list of functions, while the 1st Edition was categorized by usage-type (string functions, database functions, math functions, etc.). If I needed to find a function that did {foo} to a string, I'd look in the strings section until I found a description for an appropriate function. I can't do this with the 2nd Edition and am seriously considering returning it!
If you just need a… Read more