Cook the Books | A Cookbook Newsletter

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Somebody call the IRS because I'm about to cook the books. 😎
Created 08 Jul 2021
  • Violet Bakery: Week Five
    03 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    After this month, my freezer is chock full of raw scones, cookie dough and pre-cut biscuits. 🤦🏻‍♀️ This is the problem with choosing a baking book for the month! Luckily I have plenty of neighbors, ...
  • Violet Bakery: Week Four
    26 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    I went to get my kitchen knives sharpened this week since it has been approximately…never…since the last time I had done that. The man gently scolded me because he could tell that I air dry my knives ...
  • Violet Bakery: Week Three
    19 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    We’re officially in the throes of autumn and you know what that means – pumpkin cold foam is back at Starbucks. I repeat pumpkin cold foam is back at Starbucks!! I was never a pumpkin spice latte pers...
  • Question: What are your go-to road trip snacks?
    14 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read
    I mentioned in my last newsletter how important road trip snacks are to me and how I use a simple formula for each trip – plenty of water, one “fun” drink of choice, a salty snack, one chocolate candy...
  • Violet Bakery: Week Two
    12 Sep 2021 • 2 min read • 1 3
    I hope everyone enjoyed their Monday off this week! Maisie and I took a quick trip to Wyoming to spend the night in a tiny mountain home. The drive may have only been two hours, but sometimes I feel l...
  • Violet Bakery: Week One
    05 Sep 2021 • 1 min read • 2 3
    My neighbor and I have found common ground in our love for all things food, so she let me borrow her copy of the Violet Bakery Cookbook for the month! This book is filled with sweet and savory baked g...
  • Dinner in French: Week Four
    29 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 0 3
    The amount of butter and gruyère I have gone through this month. Woo-wee! Melissa Clark really puts her own American spin on these French-inspired recipes, making them very accessible to home cooks li...
  • Dinner in French: Week Three
    22 Aug 2021 • 3 min read
    Am I good at cooking or do my people-pleasing tendencies make me really good at following directions? Because at the end of the day, all I’m doing is reading a recipe. Something that anyone can do! I’...
  • Dinner in French: Week Two
    15 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
    “There are a lot of places I like, but I like New Orleans better.” - Bob Dylan There’s just no place quite like New Orleans. And I’m pretty sure I’m the first and only person to ever say that. (Please...
  • Dinner in French: Week One
    08 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
    Bonjour, mettant en vedette mon choix de livre de cuisine d'août, Dîner en Français – Just kidding! I don’t know French. This month I have chosen to cook from Dinner in French by New York Times food w...
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