It’s Turkey Time (Almost) – Joy the Baker

It’s Turkey Time (Almost) – Joy the Baker

Sliced apple pie with praline topping.

As I write this, it is not even Halloween, but all I’m contemplating about is Thanksgiving. I’m scouring the grocery store aisles for Nov. troubles of Bon Appetit and Food stuff & Wine, but they’re not out nevertheless. I want to see tablescapes, study recipes and make lists! I want to plan! Is everyone else emotion like this this calendar year? Is it boredom? Worry? TBD. 

Even though I proceed building a listing of queries for my therapist to respond to, listed here are some one-way links and suggestions to get you by means of your to start with cup of coffee this morning. Many thanks for reading through and I’ll see you future thirty day period.

Yours in gravy,


• I was so sad to browse that Julie Powell died. You might don’t forget her as the author of Julie & Julia, which of program was famously turned into a motion picture in 2009 by Nora Ephron. When I browse Julie’s obituary, I was stunned that I teared up and then I understood that she was the blueprint for so several Gen X-ers, myself integrated, who began weblogs in the early ‘00s. (, The New York Instances)

• Has anyone else listened to the new NYT podcast, We Had been A few? It is the tale of a girl who loses her instant relatives to Covid and then goes via their phones afterwards and reads their texts from the previous number of months. It is heartbreaking, but it is also excellent perception into family members with people who fall prey to misinformation and conspiracy theories. If you are a reader, hear to the credits. Kiese Laymon was a guide on the show.

• I don’t know how many of you are intrigued in writing classes, but permit me turn you on to Sheree Greer. I just concluded a 4-week memoir writing course with her and I was blown away. I have been having producing lessons for 5-6 a long time and I have in no way had a trainer like Sheree. She’s teaching a 6-thirty day period Make Your Novel course and a 6-week particular essay course. Get in where you match in! (Instagram)

• ICYMI: Margo Cost wrote a memoir and it just came out. I acquired a copy to get into an occasion and then I purchased the audiobook much too since she explained that she sings in it. If you would also like to invest in 2 distinctive variations of Margo’s book, in this article is the hardcover and right here is the audiobook. (,

• Any Insane Ex-Girlfriend enthusiasts in the household? Gentleman, I cherished that clearly show. Rachel Bloom is in a new display on Hulu termed Reboot and it is fantastic. I also gown just like her character on the demonstrate, which lol me. (Hulu)

• Just one of my most loved things is Roxane Gay’s information column for the New York Times known as Get the job done Friend. I especially really like this 1 from Sept. about who gets to work from dwelling and who doesn’t.

• I took my first Julia Turshen cooking class and I beloved it so much. Turns out, I’m not incorporating plenty of enjoyment into my daily life, so I’m likely to get the job done on that (by carrying out a lot more Julia Turshen cooking classes). The course is on Zoom, so I just propped my iPad up on my NutriBullet and cooked alongside Julia and 50+ people today for 90 minutes. I experienced the freaking time of my lifestyle. Study far more and signal up below.

• Speaking of classes and pleasurable, Joy is educating a cost-free class (!!) on how to make apple pie with pecan praline on Wednesday. If you miss it live you can often run it back again whenever on this new platform named Kittch. Understand much more and indication up below.

• I’ve talked about my barre teacher Lauren Leavell just before and I’m talking about her again mainly because she has a new podcast named Relaxation Days. Lauren’s co-host is her finest mate Maria Terry, a Registered Dietitian. They dive into diet regime and wellness tradition, black-and-white considering and so considerably extra. Acquire a listen. (Lauren Leavell Fitness, Apple Podcasts)

• This is a rec for any person who wants a hair mask, or for anyone who just likes a really very good smelling, thick conditioner. For many years, I have been using this $30 Amika mask and the past time I ran out I was like, permit me just see what else is out there. Pals, this $15 dupe from Ulta is what is out there. I purchased it and I enjoy it.

An argument for biology. (TikTok)

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