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Great Gifts, Great Escape: Cookbooks I Love

Food is love, and cookbooks are therapy. When life seems crazier than it should be, a good cookbook can be a great escape, nourishing us with creativity, education, inspiration, and confidence. Here are four new books I’m absolutely loving right

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Posted in Cookbooks, DIY, Food Articles, Recipes, Snacks, Spinning Meals, Thanks

What my grandfather taught me about food: Eating well Navy-style

My Grandfather on WWII Shore Leave

Here are a few treasured stories from one of my heroes, and what they can teach us about feeding our families. Trickery Is Fair Game As an electrician on a Navy destroyer, my grandfather had a way of getting access

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Posted in Family, Food Articles, Parenting, Philosophies, Thanks

Candidate Casserole: Answer One Question To Know How To Vote

Spinning Cook Food Article

How to Vote with the Spinning Cook Choosing a federal, state, or local candidate can feel like a choice between 20-ingredient casseroles. Someone will be elected, and with them a host of promises, positions, ideologies, priorities, skills, strengths, weaknesses, and

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Why Proposition 37 Impacts Everyone And Must Pass

Tomato Edamame Question Mark

My Thoughts on Proposition 37: Spinning Cook   I haven’t yet touched politics here on the blog, I’ve always been just your friendly neighborhood food blogger. But the more I learn about this topic, the stronger I feel. On November

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Brown Butter Apple Crisp

Brown Butter Apple Crisp Overhead Photo

There’s a monster at the end of this post. You should stop now. The monster is the reason why mine is the only apple crisp recipe which requires two people to prepare. Stop. Now. The first person needs to have

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Posted in Dessert, Recipes


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