Tool Thyme Tuesday w/Sara Stovetop, Ep. 100 with G.P. Gottlieb
Sara Hoffman’s podcast, Tool Thyme Tuesdays, highlighting my carrot-top dip from my book “Battered: A Whipped & Sipped Mystery” available in print, digital and audiobook formats! https://amzn.to/2QmN7DL
Julie Zuckerman’s moving and engrossing debut novel-in-stories, The Book of Jeremiah (Press 53, 2019), tells the story of awkward but endearing Jeremiah Gerstler—the son of immigrants, brilliant political science professor, husband, and father.
“I am barefoot. My absolute favorite thing. I reach down with one toe, just my big toe, to give us the barest little push to keep the swing going. I feel tiny grains of dirt on the porch floor as my toe kisses against them. The extra length of the swing’s chain clanks against the chain that supports the swing, hanging taut from the porch ceiling. How long has this swing been here?”
When I first started baking challah, it came out looking like pita. I was pregnant and we’d moved to Colorado Springs. I had to go to the library to look up high altitude baking (this was in the eighties) and while I was there, I picked up an old book on a display shelf.