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My Paris Kitchen

My Paris Kitchen by David Lebovitz

I highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys conversational cookbooks, French cuisine, or just flat out great food writing.

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Southern Italian Desserts

Southern Italian Desserts by Rosetta Costantino

Southern Italian Desserts is, quite simply, a delicious book that belongs on the shelf of any Italophile and/or foodie.

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Twelve Houses

Twelve Houses by Olga Soaje

welve Houses by Olga Soaje tells the story of Amelia Weiss, a sculptress who loses her husband of thirty-five years suddenly and is faced with rebuilding her life, family, and career without him.

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The Last Girl by Jane Casey

The Last Girl by Jane Casey is the first Maeve Kerrigan novel I’ve read, but based upon this one, I’ll be reading more.

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Skinny Bitch in Love

Skinny Bitch in Love by Kim Barnouin

As a carnivore myself and most certainly not a skinny bitch, I am miles away from Clementine’s vegan character, but that didn’t stop me from enjoying the book.

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Michelle FabioMichelle Fabio is an American attorney-turned-freelance writer living in her family's ancestral village in Calabria, Italy and savoring simplicity one sip at a time. 

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Homemade apple butter
Green beans, potatoes, and pancetta
Glazed Apple Oatmeal Cinnamon Muffins
Pasta with snails alla calabrese
Onion, Oregano, and Thyme Focaccia
Oatmeal Banana Craisin Muffins
Prosciutto wrapped watermelon with bel paese cheese
Fried eggs with red onion and cheese
Calabrian sausage and fava beans
Ricotta Pound Cake