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Raisons and Almonds(A Healthy Snack); article by Vicky Shiefman RAISONS AND ALMONDS (A Healthy Snack)
by Vicky Shiefman
in WRITERS IN THE KITCHEN, compiled by Tricia Gardella

Story: More than 150 children's book authors share childhood memories and favorite recipes: breads, breakfast, soups, salads, sandwiches, vegetables and side dishes, main dishes, desserts, cookies and cakes, pies and tasty treats. Some recipes are long and as precise as a regular cookbook; others say open a can, but all include heaps of precious, and sometimes funny, memories.
My recipe has two ingredients, both good.

I had met and liked author Tricia Gardella at a Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI) Conference in California. She came up with this delightful idea and invited me to submit a recipe. I was honored to be included among so many wonderful children's book creators.

"Not everyone knows that writers are real people. Writers eat, sleep, write and cook. But even with a mouthful of one of their favorite recipes, writers also have the gift of gab."
Katie McAllaster Weaver, FEFS Children's Book Reviews (Fish Eggs For The Soul)

"I can't think of a better thing to do with a child and a summer day than read the food memories of some favorite authors and try cooking their recipes."
Jane Kurtz, Grand Forks Herald, ND