Following any alternative diet can be tough — look to these books for some tips and ideas to make it easier. “The Joy of Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free Baking: 80 Low-Carb Recipes that Offer Solutions for Celiac Disease, Diabetes, and Weight Loss,” by Peter Reinhart and Denene Wallace (hardcover,Ten Speed Press, 2012, 216 pages, $30). By using nut and seed flours instead of starches, Reinhart and Wallace have crafted no-sacrifice, easy-to-bake recipes that revolutionize baking for special diets — and satisfy anyone’s craving for warm bread or decadent cake.
On the hottest day of 1935, Briony, 13, sees her sister Cecilia undress and plunge into the garden of their home. Watching her is Robbie, her childhood friend, who like Cecilia, recently has come down from Cambridge.
There’s definitely something special about finding a comfy spot on the couch, cuddling your favorite kid and turning pages of a treasured book together.Here are some fun ones to be sure are on your list.