Category Archives: Books

Books for Everyone on Your List

Books make wonderful gifts for everyone on your list. Here are a few suggestions to get you started. We encourage you to visit your local bookseller, especially on Small Business Saturday (Nov 29), or e-mail info@treasurechestbooks.com to find these and many … Continue reading

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Barbecued Southwestern Turkey

Looking for a new twist on the traditional Thanksgiving turkey? If you’re lucky enough to live in a warm climate, a barbecued turkey is a delicious change from the traditional method. If you have to do this in the oven, … Continue reading

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What We Are Reading: November

Here is what our staff is reading this month. We hope you’re reading something great too! Working Stiff: Two Years, 262 Bodies, and the Making of a Medical Examiner, by Judy Melinek, M.D. and T. J. Mitchell review by Marilyn Noble … Continue reading

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Roger Naylor events this week

Roger Naylor events this week for Boots and Burgers: Thursday, catch him on Arizona Horizon on PBS Channel 8 at 5:30pm. Friday, he will be signing books at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe at 7pm. Saturday, he will be signing books at Well … Continue reading

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Orange Flan

While I was eating a flan from a local Mexican restaurant the other day, I couldn’t help but think of the best flan I had ever tasted . . . this Orange Flan from Southwest Comfort Food, by Marilyn Noble. … Continue reading

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Ghost Riders Launch Party

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What We Are Reading: October

Here is what our staff is reading this month. We would love to hear what you are reading, love it or hate it, too! Face of the Enemy: A New York in Wartime Mystery, by Joanne Dobson and Beverle Graves … Continue reading

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From Lawrence Welk to Gorlock, Everyone Records “Ghost Riders in the Sky”

By Jim Turner “Ghost Riders in the Sky” has to be one of the most recorded songs in history, its global popularity spanning more than half a century. The range of artists who recorded it is even more remarkable, from … Continue reading

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Cactus Honey Sherbet

Both peaches and prickly pears ripen from mid-summer to early fall, depending on where you live. What better time to make this rosy ice cream that combines the mellow flavors of both fruits? From The Prickly Pear Cookbook, by Carolyn … Continue reading

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Calabacitas

This is a great dish for late summer, when corn, squash, and chiles are all found at farmers markets and roadside stands. You can use one kind of squash or a combination, and you can also wrap these calabacitas up into … Continue reading

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