Book Scoop

Authors and books and tips and recipes. Book scoop has a little of it all. Plus, as always, my humble opinion.
Book Scoop Boundaries make good neighbors and relationships

Boundaries make good neighbors and relationships

Cloud and Townsend's Boundaries has sold over 2 million copies...why am I just reading mine?

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From Empty Nest to Crowded Nest

From Empty Nest to Crowded Nest

Alicia explores having her kids move back home for a few months.

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Nathalie Dupree bakes up biscuits and more in her Charleston kitchen

Nathalie Dupree bakes up biscuits and more in her Charleston kitchen

Southern cookbook author Nathalie Dupree invites a "few" folks over to tour her Charleston home.

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New books and headlines focus on food waste and food shortages

How much food would you say you waste on a monthly basis? Yearly? A new book is highlighting this issue -- one I’m both passionate about and guilty of.

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Five-Grain Turkey BLT’s with Heirlooms and Arugula

Does everything taste better with turkey bacon?

We decided to make over one of our favorite bacon dishes: The simple, sublime – BLT sandwich. And that’s just what emerged from the kitchen!

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Ruth Reichl signs off on the latest (and last) recipes from Gourmet magazine

When Ruth Reichl was in Miami last month for the Book Fair, the demise of Gourmet, the magazine she’d edited for the past 10 years, had recently been announced. Ruth told an audience of several hundred fans that neither she nor her staff got any advanced warning whatsoever that the magazine would be axed.

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Raghavan Iyer's Shrimp with Peanut-Garlic Sauce

Exactly what Is a curry? Guest Blogger Raghavan Iyer spills all!

In England and the rest of the world, “curry” is the catchall word for anything Indian that is mottled with hot spices, with or without a sauce. In Raghavan Iyer's India, curry just IS!

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Copycat Chipotle Chicken

Debbie Says: You Grill Girl!

Guest Blogger Debbie Moose is fed up with the bla-bla on Father’s Day grilling. Estrogen deserves a place at the fire, too.

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