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Cook the Books! Review: The Mile End Cookbook

I was pretty excited about The Mile End Cookbook. Everything sounded so promising. So comforting. So delicious. I mean, really? Pickles? Cured meats? Home-y sides? Cheesecake? What is not to love really? The Cooking: I made a lot of things. … Continue reading

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Cook the Books! Cinnamon Buns to Cheesecake!

The month is flying by while The Mile End Cookbook, and life in general, continue to bum me out.  What a cruddy few weeks of news, huh?  And, to top it off my Dad didn’t get a liver transplant. Again. This … Continue reading

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Love and Hope in the Garden

Or, Buds, Blooms, and New Growth. Years ago I wrote a post titled “Hope is a Bulb.” I was feeling sad about the world. Sad about hatred and ignorance. Sad about violence. Helpless in the face of so much pain … 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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April Mid-Month Meanderings III

Seattle is a fickle beast. Or maybe I am. Just as soon as I swear I’ll never, ever (ever, ever) remove my new rain boots and rain hat, the sun peeps out. When it stays for 5 or 6 days, … Continue reading

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