A feast is more than just a meal. It’s a repository of our proudest and happiest memories, of celebrations of food, of culture, of family and friendship. The ingredients don’t have to be fancy. But they have to feel real.
What happens when a handy Midwestern girl with Broadway dreams moves to New York with stars in her eyes? She ends up making homemade jam cookies at an industrial space in Brooklyn, of course! Alison Walla’s fun and inspiring story is a testament to working hard and not forgetting your roots, even as you seek your own place in the world. It helps when you make fantastic cookies that everyone loves.
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