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Julia Child: an Extraordinary Life in Words and Pictures

Julia Child: an Extraordinary Life in Words and Pictures by Erin Hagar and Joanna Gorham. Duo Press, 2015. It’s true: I was convinced to read this book by chatting with the author at Kidlitcon in October, after which I asked … Continue reading

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Cupcake Cousins

I won Cupcake Cousins from the 48 Hour Book Challenge – many thanks to Kate Hannigan, and to Tiffany Gholar, the artist who designed the tote bag that was also part of the prize package. I read Cupcake Cousins almost … Continue reading

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3 Multicultural Picture Books

Hooray for multicultural children’s books! I checked out several in preparation for Multicultural Children’s Book Day, and put more on my list from books that I found out about then. Here are three of our favorite recently found multicultural picture … Continue reading

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One Bowl Baking

I asked the librarian who runs our cookbook collection to buy this so I could read it. She did, but I still had to wait in line because I was far from the only one who found the concept appealing! … Continue reading

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Cinnamon and Gunpowder

A tale of pirates told by a chef? How could I resist? Cinnamon and Gunpowder by Eli Brown. Owen Wedgewood was chef to the head of the Pendleton Company, which seems to be a fictional relative of the East India … Continue reading

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Relish

Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley. Lucy Knisley (French Milk) loves food. In this book, she shares stories of food in her life, with particular episodes linked to food and recipes to go with each. She writes … Continue reading

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The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook

I hope you all had a happy Memorial Day! I think this book is one that showed up in the weekly email of Hot New Library Books. I had to wait for months and months to get it, though, because … Continue reading

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Parents Need to Eat Too

I’m just now catching up from last week… one day of holiday, one day of volunteering at Kids Read Comics (where I fell madly in love in a non-creepy-stalkerish way with Raina Telgemeier.) I’ll try to post more on that … Continue reading

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The Knitter’s Home Companion

In early July, I went to Borders to pick up a couple of birthday presents. While there, the salesperson convinced me that based on my previous purchasing history, it would probably save me money to buy the premium membership. I’d … Continue reading

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Campfire Cookery

Campfire Cookery by Sarah Huck and Jaime Young I have been a camper for as long as I can remember. But up until now, our camp cooking has consisted of one of three styles: something close to our regular fare … Continue reading

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