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[Author Chat + Giveaway] Mara Rockliff on Gingerbread for Liberty!: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution

There’s nothing more delicious than learning something new about a well-loved food.

When I think of gingerbread, I think of Emily Dickinson lowering basketfuls to the neighborhood children, Laura Ingalls Wilder setting out a pan to cool at Rocky Ridge Farm, or Emily Brontë baking… 1,795 more words

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[tasty review] How to Behave at a Tea Party by Madelyn Rosenberg and Heather Ross (+recipes and a giveaway!)

Fancy hats on, pinkies up — it’s time for a Tea Party!

Wait a minute. Do you know the proper way to behave at a tea party? 1,341 more words

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[review and recipe] Catch That Cookie by Hallie Durand and David Small (+ surprise giveaway!)

Stories about runaway food — whether pancakes, bannocks, rice cakes, latkes, tortillas or gingerbread men — have long delighted children of all ages. Though Queen Elizabeth I is credited with… 925 more words

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"Go read Jacques Derrida or the like, something to break your brain on" | Gordon Lish's Chicken Soup Recipe

Get lost for two hours. Go read Jacques Derrida or the like, something to break your brain on and convince you that mind is nothing in the comfort department compared to the things of the spirit, which is what is going on in back in the kitchen.

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Indie Artist Spotlight: Sarah Walsh of Petit Reve

Today I’m pleased to welcome Kansas City-based artist, illustrator, and hand letterer Sarah Walsh to Alphabet Soup!

Pictured above is a collage she created this past summer called… 1,584 more words

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friday feast: baking day at grandma's by anika and christopher denise (+ chocolate cake and a giveaway!)

Put on your aprons, raise your wooden spoons:

It’s baking day!

It’s baking day!

It’s baking day at Grandma’s!

In this charming new picture book by…

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Poetry Friday

soup of the day: spaghetti smiles by margo sorenson and david harrington (+ a pasta recipe)!

Ciao a tutti! Hello Everyone!

Today we’re happy to be celebrating the official release of Spaghetti Smiles by Margo Sorenson and David Harrington (Pelican Publishing Co., 2014). 1,171 more words

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