Posts Tagged ‘Books’

The Bookstore On The Corner

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Wandering through a bookstore of any size is my idea of a day well spent. But make that store a quaint, independently owned shop, and it’s that much better.  I love the places where the owner sits behind the cash register all day and knows the exact location of every book they sell off the [...]

Our Book-Club Summer Reading List

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Whether you’re hitting the beach for a weekend or taking a longer sojourn to somewhere far away, chances are you’re taking advantage of the summer sun and heading on a break sometime in the next few months. My absolute favorite thing about vacation is digging into the big stack of books that has been patiently [...]

Book Club Party: Z—A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald

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This past Friday, book club met (sans our fearless leader Paulie who’s enjoying some well-deserved time off in Paris) to discuss the June Gatsby-inspired read: Z—A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald and announce our giveaway winner . . . Congratulations to Lele Smith! We can’t wait to hear what you think of the book. Don’t read too many [...]

Links We Love This Week

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A few genius blog posts and Pinterest finds to tide you over ’til Monday. Have a great weekend! Diane Meyer is cross-stitching over her photography for a new project. Artist Hong Yi plays with her food for thirty days. Iviva Olenick embroiders handkerchiefs with “poetry” she finds on Twitter. Deb’s buttered-popcorn chocolate chip cookies… need [...]

Cook Like a Restaurant Chef

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Away from the stream of servers through a swinging door and the never-ending call of new orders in a restaurant kitchen, chefs are home cooks too — albeit with a little more experience. Adam Roberts, the writer behind The Amateur Gourmet blog and book, entered the home kitchens of 50 legendary chefs to learn their [...]

Tiny Food Party!

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L.A.-based food bloggers Jenny Park and Teri Lyn Fisher of Spoon Fork Bacon are a perfect pairing. Jenny is a food stylist and recipe writer and Teri is a dreamy food photographer. They unite their powers for their blog, which features down-to-earth yet beautiful recipes with sophisticated flavor profiles — all with minimal intimidation factor. Their [...]