sherri j. thorne

Helpful votes received on reviews: 88% (7 of 8)
Location: brooklyn, new york United States
Birthday: Sept. 22
In My Own Words:
I have many cultural pursuits. They include: Architecture, Antiques, Art, Cooking, Gardening, Music (Classical,Jazz, Pop, R & B,) Photography. My favorite photographers are: Herb Ritts, Mario Testino, Phillip Trager; My favorite author is Jane Austen.


Top Reviewer Ranking: 516,945 - Total Helpful Votes: 7 of 8
Great Greens: Fresh, Flavorful, and Innovative Rec&hellip by Georgeanne Brennan
For those of us who frequent our local greenmarkets and see a wide variety of greens, often wonder not just what they are, but how to cook them in a variety of creative ways. Great Greens solves these issues beautifully!
In Great Greens, we are presented a very thorough and detailed examination of both common and unknown greens. First, we are given a great glossary of greens and their various ways of preparing them, along with a useful section recommending various tools that will facilitate the handling of them.
The book is divided into 10 sections that begin with the forward and introduction and then branch out into recipes for starters, soups, salads, main dishes, and side… Read more
Room for Squares ~ John Mayer
Room for Squares ~ John Mayer
I have read with interest, the comparisons between John Mayer and Dave Matthews. When I first heard Mayer on the radio sing "Your Body Is A Wonderland," I was immediately transported back to the 70's and a singer named Kenny Rankin. Mayer certainly has so many vocal similarities and phrasing to Rankin's, and at times to Brit singer, Chris Rea (Listen to Rea's "On The Beach" and you'll understand what I mean). In any event, Mayer is without question a talent to be reckoned with. His lyrics are strong, his guitar playing shows his excellent music school training and will improve over time. Rarely, I have I ever bought a CD by a new artist that has such great songs. Mayer draws from many… Read more
Come Away with Me ~ Norah Jones
Come Away with Me ~ Norah Jones
These days we are often bombarded with a slew of female singers touted as being the next this or that. 99 % of them fall short, being nothing more than the products of good marketing, supported by a team of make-up artists, dressers, slick Vanity Fairesque photographers and other image-makers. Listening to the radio is not as much fun as it used to be. Those of us who grew up with older parents and listened to the true greats of jazz, or appreciate the musicianship of some singers and groups of the 70's and 80's know what is good and what is not. Still, good music does not have to scream or resort to slick videos to be effective nor does it have to go at the speed of sound. It can be… Read more