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My name is Lucy Mercer. I’m a writer, a mom, a wife, a daughter, a friend, in no particular order. Or maybe that is a particular order because words are always with me, a phrase or sentence or paragraph continually working itself out in my brain’s endless stream of prose.
A Cook and Her Books is my space to share what I love to talk about: gardening and food, with a side of creativity and connection. Follow me here and on Facebook and Instagram for posts about what’s growing, what’s cooking and what’s going on.
LATEST BLOG POSTS
Forget spring for planting shrubs in your landscape. It’s okay, but you’ll get better results when you plant shrubs in fall. Read on to learn more about planting shrubs in fall.
Roast cherry tomatoes for a delicious soup. Be inspired to cook from your garden.
Buttermilk banana snack cake with chocolate chips uses up the bananas on your counter and makes a tasty lunchtime cake. Give this recipe a try.