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“Simply pick up a copy of the selection from your local bookstore or library, take inspiration from said reading, cook and post the inspired dish.” – Debra, Deb, Simona and Claudia, cookthebooksclub.blogspot.com

Cook the Books - a bimonthly "Book Club Marrying the Pleasures of Reading and Cooking" (for more information, please see Cook the Books)

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Corn with Miso – (CtB)

Monday, September 9th, 2019

summary: corn and miso, based on the recipe for Miso Creamed Corn in “Buttermilk Graffiti” by Edward Lee; end of summer; another insanely late entry for Cook the Books Creamed corn is a staple dish on family tables all over Appalachia. I love creamed corn – Edward Lee, Chapter 6: Slaw Dogs and Pepperoni Rolls, […] Continue reading »

This is wild: Popcorn (?!) Bread – (CtB)

Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

summary: recipe for wild popcorn bread, based on a recipe in “Buttermilk Graffiti” by Edward Lee; extremely late entry for Cook the Books (CtB) The popcorn bread, which I came up with because I love the tiny bits of detritus at the bottom of a bag of popcorn, reminds me of Irish soda bread, with […] Continue reading »