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i love how much this cover looks like it would be friends with one of Seanan McGuire's wayward children books...
Evening in Paradise by Lucia Berlin
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this is one of those times i feel lousy for having accepted a free copy of a book. not only for taking a month to read it and then an additional two months to actually sit down and review it, but (and this is tied in to why it has taken me so long to ...more
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monthly projects will resume in march, now that photobucket has finally decided to start doing its job again. to tide you monsters over, here are some things i baked from this book, back in the holidaytimes:



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Dessert Mashups by Dorothy Kern
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this is an amazing cookbook comprised of many recipe-portmanteaux, where two excellent things are made even more excellent by smooshing them together like edible wuzzles.


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Hart Crane
“I wanted you, nameless Woman of the South,
No wraith, but utterly—as still more alone
The Southern Cross takes night
And lifts her girdles from her, one by one—
High, cool,
wide from the slowly smoldering fire
Of lower heavens,—
vaporous scars!

Eve! Magdalene!
or Mary, you?

Whatever call—falls vainly on the wave.
O simian Venus, homeless Eve,
Unwedded, stumbling gardenless to grieve
Windswept guitars on lonely decks forever;
Finally to answer all within one grave!

And this long wake of phosphor,
Furrow of all our travel—trailed derision!
Eyes crumble at its kiss. Its long-drawn spell
Incites a yell. Slid on that backward vision
The mind is churned to spittle, whispering hell.

I wanted you . . . The embers of the Cross
Climbed by aslant and huddling aromatically.
It is blood to remember; it is fire
To stammer back . . . It is
God—your namelessness. And the wash—

All night the water combed you with black
Insolence. You crept out simmering, accomplished.
Water rattled that stinging coil, your
Rehearsed hair—docile, alas, from many arms.
Yes, Eve—wraith of my unloved seed!

The Cross, a phantom, buckled—dropped below the dawn.
Light drowned the lithic trillions of your spawn.”
Hart Crane, The Bridge

Franklin Pierce
“ouch, an egg!”
franklin pierce

Leonard Cohen
“a kite is a victim you are sure of.
you love it because it pulls.”
leonard cohen

Cormac McCarthy
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George Elliott Clarke
“All books are merely delayed dust.”
George Elliott Clarke

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Description: a thanksgiving bounty!
adventures in thanksgiving 2016 (Cooking, Food & Wine)
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adventures in food and fun XV (Cooking, Food & Wine)
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Description: so much food, so much fun
adventures in food and fun XIV (Cooking, Food & Wine)
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