Cookbooks Make the Best Bedtime Reading Right Now

The joy of returning to an old practice

Closeup of a person, from the neck down, who’s reclining in bed, reading a cookbook with a large photo on one page.
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I’d fallen into the habit of checking my phone before bed. I did my usual lap through email, my favorite news sites, social media apps, and then a visit to make sure I was up to date on the latest Covid-19 stats on a global, national, state, and county level. Once I was sufficiently anxious, angry, overwhelmed…