By Becky Johnson
Becky Johnson and her daughter Rachel Randolph come from an extended line of laughter. the feminine facet of her genealogy is dotted with humorous storytellers, prolific authors, hospitable domestic chefs, and champion chatters.
In we adore, We snort, We prepare dinner, Becky—a butter and bacon loving mama—and Rachel—a vegan bean consuming daughter—share tales in their loopy, fantastic, and infrequently difficult lives as Rachel turns into a mom herself.
Becky is messy; Rachel craves order. Becky forgets what month it really is; Rachel is an organizational genius. (At least prior to child arrives.) Sprinkled all through are the lip-smacking, nourishing recipes they like to make and share.
From nutrients for a relatives reunion of thirty, to lunch for a celebration of 1 in a excessive chair, to a scorching meal for a ill buddy, the authors exhibit grace, reputation, and like to others during the bonding presents of humor, attentive listening, and cooking … even if diners favor pork or tofu of their stew.
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Becky Johnson and her daughter Rachel Randolph come from an extended line of laughter. the feminine part of her genealogy is dotted with humorous storytellers, prolific authors, hospitable domestic chefs, and champion chatters.
In we like, We snigger, We prepare dinner, Becky—a butter and bacon loving mama—and Rachel—a vegan bean consuming daughter—share tales in their loopy, remarkable, and occasionally difficult lives as Rachel turns into a mom herself.
Becky is messy; Rachel craves order. Becky forgets what month it's; Rachel is an organizational genius. (At least sooner than child arrives. ) Sprinkled all through are the lip-smacking, nourishing recipes they like to make and share.
From foodstuff for a relations reunion of thirty, to lunch for a celebration of 1 in a excessive chair, to a sizzling meal for a in poor health pal, the authors show grace, popularity, and like to others in the course of the bonding presents of humor, attentive listening, and cooking … even if diners desire red meat or tofu of their stew.
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We Laugh, We Cry, We Cook by Becky Johnson