Bookish Baking: sour cherry scones from Carry On

Welcome back to another edition of Margaret baking food from books! This week, to celebrate Tuesday's release of Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell, I made Watford's famous sour cherry scones. In Carry On, Simon names these scones as the thing he misses most about Watford when he leaves for the holidays. So obviously, in honor of …

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Bookish Baking: blue cupcakes from Percy Jackson

When I think of Percy Jackson, I think of many things. Greek mythology (obviously)...epic quests...talking pegasuses (pegasi??)...blue food... Blue food began as a challenge for Sally Jackson when her abusive husband, Smelly Gabe, claimed it didn't exist. From then on, she went out of her way to serve as much blue food as possible, from …

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Bookish Baking: November cakes from The Scorpio Races

In addition to reading, I spend a lot of my free time these days baking. So it seemed only natural for me to combine these two pastimes. Last week, I was listening to The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater on audiobook and falling in love with the magical island of Thisby and the terrifying water-horses …

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