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These old school cookies rule!

These old school cookies rule!

I was lucky enough to be in Robyn’s living room yesterday as she was pulling “Selma’s Best Oatmeal Cookies” out of the oven.  Following the recipe from Peg Bracken’s I HATE TO COOK BOOK, Robyn recreated some seriously delicious cookies. I can’t stop eating them. Please visit Robyn’s post from yesterday for a chance to win the 50th Anniversary...

A feminist can wear an apron

A feminist can wear an apron

When Peg Bracken authored the best selling I HATE TO COOK BOOK back in 1960, it was undeniably the wife’s job to put a hot meal on the table every night, even if she had her own career or busy life. It didn’t occur to many men back then, including several male editors who passed on publishing Bracken’s book, that women might not actually enjoy this task. Bracken’s attitude was...