Dining With Joy captivated me because I love cooking. I found it ironic that the main character could not cook, but I thought it was a great theme for this story. I really like how Joy realized that what she inherited from her father was not just a cooking show, but the love he had for the people he cooked for. I did like the chemistry between Luke and Joy but I was confused as to why they did so much kissing but chose to call each other just friends. Well, what's a novel about cooking that doesn't include recipes? I made the famous banana bread mentioned throughout the story and you will just have to read the book to get the recipe, but it was good!
|Charles Ballard Banana Bread|
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