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Friday, February 11, 2011

Take time to Stop and Smell the Rosemary...

THIS is my favorite cookbook...EVER!

"Stop and Smell the Rosemary" from the Junior League of Houston, TX!

I'm supposed to be packing my family to visit my parentals for the weekend, but I thought you might be sad if I didn't at least make a small effort to post today.  Plus, I'm really trying to be good about doing it regularly (although I think I'm going to take Sundays off because God says to, and also because statistics show that you're not reading then anyways.)

Whatever...

What I wanted to tell you today though is that this cookbook is FANTASTIC!  I don't have time to take pictures of the inside right now but I will tell you it's pretty enough to be a coffee table book.  Both inside and out.  And more importantly it doesn't have a bad recipe in the thing!  And I've tried a lot.

It has the best banana pudding of all times (which I'll post one day for those of you who aren't cookbook collectors), the spicy meatloaf recipe takes a once boring and frightful dish to new heights, Parmesan crusted catfish is melt in your mouth good and easy to boot, chicken curry that will turn your tastebuds upside down...I mean, seriously the list goes on and on.  If you ever wanted any cookbook that you know you can trust, this is the one. 

So if you still can't bring yourself to stuff your chubby tootsie in a pair of these ---------------------------------------->

Then stuff your face with some amazing recipes from this book!  I promise, your husband won't be disappointed with this acquisition either (unless you just let it collect dust on a shelf.)  Imagine the reaction though if you cook a meal from here IN a pair of hanky pankys! (Well, not serve the meal in the undies...but you wear them to serve the meal....whatever, you know what I mean!) Beware of spontaneous combustion!

Anyways, you can pick up the book on Amazon for the best price.  HERE is a link for you!

Thank you to the Junior League of Houston for this gorgeous book that's big on flavor!  They do say everything is bigger in Texas anyways huh?

Enjoy! And happy Friday!

- Logan

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At February 11, 2011 at 2:38 PM , Anonymous Lindsay said...

Do you remember when we almost set one of this on fire in college by leaving it on the burner that was still hot? Then argued over whose copy we ruined? HA! I miss you so much Logan. This blog kinda makes me feel like we get to talk lots again. Thanks for posting!

 
At February 11, 2011 at 2:39 PM , Anonymous Lindsay Lu said...

Oh and as a collector of Juniro League cookbooks (thank you Lanes for launching an obession-I now have at least 25), you almost can't go wrong with any of the League books! Atlanta has a particularly good one too.

 
At February 12, 2011 at 6:41 PM , Blogger Logan said...

Lu, That is hilarious. I do remember the fire incident...you must have been the one with the burned book in the end! LOL! I miss you too! Would love a visit sometime...we need to at least talk soon! And yes, the junior League cookbooks as a whole are the best. My amazing banana bread is from one. Get The Junior League Celebration cookbook...it's a compilation of greats from all over the country!!!

 

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