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Dr. Atkins' New Diet Cookbook

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2003

    Don't waste your money

    Okay, so I'm no Julia child, but out of the first five recipes I attempted, only two of them actually worked! The cake looked more like an omelette, the dumplings disintegrated as they boiled and the gnocci was just soup. I wasted not only the money on the book, but also some perfectly good (and not cheap) ingredients.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 15, 2002

    taste is quite dissappointing

    I waw excited to expand my repetoire of low carb recipes when I bought this cookbook. I was particularly excited about cheesecake and gnocchi...two things I'd missed on low-carb dieting. I have tried several recipes. At best, the results have left a bit to be desired. Most results have ended up in the trash because they taste so bad and resemble what they are supposed to be so poorly. I think the problem is the recipes, not me. My husband has complimented me in the past on picking up a new recipe and coming out with a great dish, but that hasn't happened with any of the recipes in this cookbook.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 28, 2004

    I'll keep my low-carb diet, but not this book!

    I'm on a low-carb diet way before I purchased the book and it still effective to this day. I was looking for more options to extend my recipe box. When I purchased the book it dissapointed me tremendously. I'd tried many of the recipes and they don't turn like in the book, especially desserts. Even the pancakes looks way too thin and the taste reminds me of my childhood's cafeteria with their infamous powder egg mixture! I ended up with a lot of dry ingredients (expensive nevertheless) in my cabinet that I don't want to use anymore.

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