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December Cook the Books! The Homemade Pantry Review and Wrap-Up!

People. It is January. This means that Cook the Books has come to an end!  I guessed that December would be a very slow month for Cook the Books and likely low on participation and that ended up being true. … Continue reading

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Cook the Books! November: The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook

November Cook the Books is from local restaurateur and bakery owner, Tom Douglas.  The Dahlia Bakery Cookbook.  I have high hopes for the cookbook because of 2 items: Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies and Coconut Cream Pie. The cookies are worth … 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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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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Cook the Books! Pickles and Such!

April at Cook the Books! is all about Jewish comfort food!  We are diving into The Mile End Cookbook. Briggs did the introduction a few weeks ago and I’m eagerly awaiting our Cook the Books! Dinner Party so I can … Continue reading

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