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Spicy couscous salad from Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

“We play video games. [...] ... she pulls a neat plastic tub out of the refrigerator, full of spicy couscous salad. Kay can’t find any spoons, so she serves it up with an ice-cream scoop.” ( Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan, Paperback p. 76)

SPICY COUSCOUS SALAD recipe:

In a microwave safe dish place 1 cup of couscous + 1 cup broth (chicken or vegetable) + 2 tbsp butter + 1/4 tsp salt. Stir and cook in the microwave for 3.5 minutes on high. Fluff with fork. Let…

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Fiction Food from Winterwood

Fiction Food from WINTERWOOD by Shea Ernshaw

“Some recipes were innocuous enough: […] or a particularly tricky recipe for rutabaga-and-parsley stew. […] We’ll bring him a hot thermos of hot cinnamon-apple-tea, a sweet pumpkin cobbler straight from the oven, and jars of freshly sealed honey.”

RUTABAGA AND PARSLEY STEW (serves 6)

Place 2 rutabagas (peeled and cubed) in pan, drizzle with olive oil, sprinkle with salt, add 1-2 sprigs of rosemary, and bake at 350 degrees F for…

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Pairing: Korean Sweet Potato Latte + The Vegetarian by Han Kanh

Korean sweet potato latte paired with The Vegetarian by Han Kanh


I find nothing more indulgent than to read a good book with a warm drink. I’ve discovered the sweet potato latte during my visit to Seoul, South Korea, this past summer, and fell in love with the drink (and the city :)

Recipe: Blend together 200g baked purple sweet potato (flesh only, no skin) + 2 cups milk + 1tbsp sugar + 1/8 tsp ground cinnamon. Heat in saucepan over stove, while stirring, until hot.

Optional: ser…

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Matcha and lemon cookies inspired by Winterwood

 

Combine 250g flour + 125g butter (softened) + 120g sugar + 1 tbsp lemon juice + zest of 1 lemon + Matcha green tea powder. Knead until smooth. Roll out the dough and cut out shapes. Place cookies on cookie-sheet and bake in a 350-degree-oven (F) until golden (about 10-15  minutes depending on thickness). [Optional: Sprinkle with powder sugar and/or matcha powder.]

 

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Witches rituals with Literary Witches

 

To all the women in my life, and the ones I am yet to know: may you embrace your magic and reclaim your power, and dance free under the full harvest moon. (Full harvest moon will appear tomorrow, September 13th at night).

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