This month - and last - the Cook the Books group has been reading Midnight Chicken by Ella Risbridger. Debra of Eliot's Eats is hosting. Read her invitation here . I am getting this in just under the wire. Phew. On the Page This is a poignant memoir that attests to the healing power of cooking and was not at all what I expected. It’s a cookbook filled with life events, milestones, and highlights the importance of stability and comfort. This is Risbridger's life full of recipes to sooth a troubled soul. When we meet Ella, she is depressed and suicidal. The recipes give her something to live for and were so inspiring. Before she even starts, she offers three things to remember: salt your pasta water; if in doubt, butter; and keep going! I tried several of her recipes including Tipsy Amaretto Squash Soup, Trashy Ginger Beer Chicken, and Needs Using Up Minestrone. But the recipe I am sharing for this post is something I've never attempted: challah. I bake sourdough multi
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