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Are you ready for the cookie to beat all cookies? Behold, the Cookie Monster Cookie! This cookie is a veritable heaven for all those who love sweet and salty combined. It’s from my latest Scholastic foodie book, A Batch Made in Heaven. Order the book here. It’s an everything-but-the-kitchen-sink kind of cookie, complete with chips,...
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In my latest novel for Scholastic, A Batch Made in Heaven, heroine Mina Kapur invents a rich, melt-in-your-mouth cookie inspired by some of her favorite Indian spices. Order the book here. This cookie is one of my personal favorites, too. I love to cook with garam masala spices, and even have my own special, secret...
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One of the best parts of writing my tenth Scholastic foodie book, A Batch Made in Heaven, was that I got to experiment with lots of over-the-top cookie recipes. Order the book here. I am one of those people who can’t eat just one cookie. If there’s a batch of cookies sitting, piping hot, on...
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11OVER IN A STABLE activity kit
Are you looking for some Christmas crafts and activities to share with your family this holiday season? Look no further! Below are links to all of the activities and crafts accompanying my new Christmas counting picture book, Over in a Stable. With gorgeous illustrations by Aleksandar Zololitic and published by HarperCollins Zonderkidz, Over in a...
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11OVER IN A STABLE Nativity Nightlight Craft
Over in a Stable, my Christmas picture book debut with HarperCollins Zonderkidz, is out in bookstores! (Order a copy of Over in a Stable today.) To celebrate, I’ll be posting some festive DIY craft ideas for you and your little ones to try this holiday season.  Today, I’ll show you how to make your own...
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11PUMPKIN SPICE SUPREME header
Happy Book Birthday to Pumpkin Spice Up Your Life! I took the summer off from blogging, but what better way to start up again than with a book birthday celebration! Today, my ninth Scholastic foodie book, Pumpkin Spice Up Your Life, is out in the world! You can order it from your favorite local bookstore...
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11YOU'RE BACON ME CRAZY BLT recipe
In just three days, the Hallmark Channel movie “You’re Bacon Me Crazy” premieres on April 4th, 9 P.M./8 C! I’m thrilled to watch the movie, especially because it’s based on my Scholastic book, You’re Bacon Me Crazy. (Download You’re Bacon Me Crazy Excerpt ). Chef Cleo (Natalie Hall) has a foodie face-off with food truck...
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11Bacon Bites about Me, My Book, and Bacon!
Four days to go until Hallmark Channel’s​ “You’re Bacon Me Crazy” movie premieres this Saturday, April 4th, 9PM/8C. The movie is based on my Scholastic​ book and stars Natalie Hall, Michael Rady, and Olivia Steele Falconer. Check out the adorable movie preview here: To celebrate, here’s a list of “Bacon Bites” about me, the You’re...
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11YOU'RE BACON ME CRAZY Cheesy Bacon BBQ Crunch dip
Only five days until the Hallmark Channel movie “You’re Bacon Me Crazy” premieres on April 4th, 9 P.M./8 C! The movie is based on my Scholastic book, You’re Bacon Me Crazy, and I’m beyond excited to watch it! (Download You’re Bacon Me Crazy Excerpt ). In the movie, Chef Cleo (Natalie Hall) has a foodie...
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