Stacy Ballis’s new book, Recipe For Disaster, debuted this week, and I’ve been in eager anticipation of its arrival for months. Stacy’s novels are some of my most loved reading for a number of reasons. First, they always involve food, and in each story, food is almost a character unto itself, lightning every key moment in the prose. And secondly, I find her work deeply relatable, with a strong but very human female central character that is always child-free and highly dynamic.
To celebrate the release of Stacey’s latest work – and I’m always looking for a good reason to celebrate! – I immediately referred to her e-cookbook. Big Delicious Life: Stacey Ballis’s Most Awesome Recipes was published in October of last year and is a culmination of all the recipes that appear in her many works. I have so many favorites in this recipe collection, and one of my go-to recipes is Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies. If Big Delicious Life was laying on my kitchen counter in print form, the page with the recipe for these cookies would, no doubt, be heavily stained and barely legible.Read More »