recipes

top o’ the morning

Nothing fancy, just a nice recipe for something called Irish Soda Bread. Why’s it called that? Bicarbonate of soda was introduced in the 1840s, and it reacts with the acidic

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Cookie tiiiiime!

This is the only cookie recipe I’ve ever committed to memory. These are pretty much the best rolled cookies there are. I used to call them “Sailboat Cookies” because for

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baking for the right-brained

From the Gundersen family right-brained recipe file. No cookie cutters required! Christmas Morning Plum Bread 2 c. self-rising flour 2 c. sugar 1 tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. cloves 1 c. oil

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I (heart) bookstores

“Bookshops are the most valuable destination for the lonely, given the numbers of books that were written because authors couldn’t find anyone to talk to.” –Alain de Botton The Firebrand

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breakfast of champions

When the peaches are this good, you don’t need a fancy scone recipe. Just this one. I’m posting it here because I can never find mine but I can always

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for book groups

So the lovely and talented Lindsey has made something for you. A downloadable, print-outable reading group guide, with a favorite recipe. Because we all know that a book club meeting

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just a taste

A sneak peek at Lakeshore Christmas. Maureen Davenport and Eddie Haven are bringing sexy back to the library. Click the link for a great recipe: 09_283_Postcard_Lakeshore

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cookie tiiiime

“Think what a better world it would be if we all–the whole world–had cookies and milk about three o’clock every afternoon and then lay down with our blankies for a

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November 26 gratitude

Three things I’m grateful for: 1. The Internet, for enabling foreign publishers to inquire about translation rights to my books. I’m also grateful to my foreign rights agent and publisher

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