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Flavors of Southeast Asia

Want to bring the flavors of Southeast Asia to your home tonight? Borrow one of these cookbooks to do just that! From traditional to modern and even vegan options there is sure to be a recipe for everyone.  Lemongrass and lime by Leah Cohen Growing up half-Filipino, Leah Cohen never thought food from her mother's side would become her life's work. But after working in Michelin-starred restaurants and then competing on Top Chef, Cohen was still searching to define what made her food hers. She found the answer in Vietnam, Thailand, Myanmar, Singapore, Indonesia, and yes, the…

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Hidden Women in History

10 Days in a Madhouse by Nellie Bly This author broke ground on at least 2 levels: she became a news reporter, and she did personal research by checking herself into a ‘madhouse’ as an inmate to do a tell-all article; both feats were unheard of in her time. Library on Wheels: Mary Lemist TItcomb and America’s First Bookmobile by Sharlee Glenn Once upon a time… there was a fascinating woman who came up with a way to transport books to the people who needed them. This book is all about her. …

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