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Thursday, December 3, 2015

Foodies Read 2016: My Challenge Log

Foodies Read 2016: My Challenge Log
With the new year quickly approaching, I've decided that I need a new challenge. While I do share books and cookbooks on a fairly regular basis already, I came across the Foodies Read Challenge hosted by Heather at Based On A True Story recently and decided to hold myself a little more accountable. I do have several shelves, piles, and boxes of books that I've been "meaning to" devote some time to anyway.

I hope you'll enjoy following along with this challenge. I will post the titles I've read on this page, as well as links to the monthly link-ups at Based On A True Story so that you have some great resources for titles to add to your own shelf or as gift ideas for the foodie bookworms in your life.

Foodies Read Challenge Levels
  • Short Order Cook: 1 to 3 books
  • Pastry Chef: 4 to 8 books
  • Sous Chef: 9 to 13 books
  • Chef de Cuisine: 14 to 18
  • Cordon Bleu Chef: More than 19

Or choose the a la carte option and just read a book about food anytime you can!

Any type of book goes in this challenge if food is a major part of the plot (and it can also be a cookbook) - fiction, non-fiction, cozies, culinary mysteries, memoirs, etc! This makes it easy for me to choose the level of the challenge I'm going to accept as Cordon Bleu Chef. I devour cookbooks like they're novels, so I love that they count towards a book in this challenge. Some I will share a review or spotlight of here on the blog, and for those I'll include a link to the post...others I may just list on this page. We'll see how it goes.

My 2016 Foodies Read Challenge Log (updated monthly):
1. The Restaurant Critic's Wife
2. The Big Chili

3. Last in a Long Line of Rebels

4. North of Here
5. I Am Legend

6. Aunty Lee's Chilled Revenge
7. The Decent Proposal
8. Caught Up in Raine
9. Vampire$

10. Night Shift
11. Treme: Stories and Recipes from the Heart of New Orleans
12. Power Greens
13. June
14. Jane Slayre

15. Pies and Prejudice
16. He Will Be My Ruin
17. Interview with the Vampire
18. The 420 Gourmet

19. 101 Chilies to Try Before You Die
20. Seagan Eating
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21. Unearthed

22. The Ninja's Daughter
23. Vanishing Time
24. The Branson Beauty
25. Redwall
26. Let the Right One In
27. A Piece of Sky, A Grain of Rice

28. The Secret Book of Frida Kahlo
29. The Girls in the Garden
30. The Weeknight Dinner Cookbook
31. Soup Swap

Join the Foodies Read 2016 Challenge
What's that you say? You are a foodie and a bookworm and think this sounds like fun? Well, if you'd like to accept the challenge, simply click the button to the left and you can sign up, too!

Here's to devouring some delicious books in 2016!