Tag Archives: august

Cook the Books! Review: Sweet Cream and Sugar Cones!

I am pretty sure at the end of every Cook the Books month I wish I had made more. August was no exception. If you’ve followed along, you know I’ve had a good reason. Due to how the situation kept … Continue reading

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Cook the Books! September: Jerusalem: A Cookbook

Ok, so unless you’ve lived under a culinary rock, you’ve heard something about our September Cook the Books choice, Jerusalem: A Cookbook by chefs Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi.  The well-respected London-based chefs/authors were both born and raised in Jerusalem-  Ottolenghi in the … Continue reading

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Eighteen Days

My sweet Daddy died. No matter how I say it, or how many times I say it, the sentence sounds unbelievable. Harsh. Blunt. It has been 18 days. Eighteen days of speaking what I couldn’t imagine saying.  Last weekend, we … Continue reading

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Cook the Books! (Final) Upcoming Books!

Several weeks ago, I announced the selections for September & October. I also promised to fill you in on the last 2 selections in a few days. Well, it is 3+ weeks later and I’m just getting to it. It … Continue reading

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My Dad: Grief and Sandwiches

Early in the morning of Sunday, August 11th, my sweet Daddy died at the age of 69. I don’t know what to do. I don’t know how to imagine a life without my Dad. My Dad was the sweetest, kindest, … Continue reading

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