Cookbook Club // Month 12

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OMG I have been waiting for this cookbook for MONTHS! The Pretty Dish by Jessica Merchant is everything I could have ever wanted and more! Cookbook Club #12 here we go!

Here’s the deal if you’re new to cookbook club... each month I announce the cookbook of the month and then we can buy it, borrow it, check it out from the library and cook! Cook by yourself, invite your friends over, host your own cookbook club with the assigned book, whatever floats your boat. The idea is for us all to cook recipes from the same book in the same month. Pick one or two or three recipes. Whatever you can manage! THEN… for one of my Instagram Live posts we’ll cook a recipe from the cookbook together and you guys can tune in, share your own pics from the recipes you’ve made, share your friends photos, you name it!!

We can talk in real time about the cookbooks, what we loved about certain recipes, what you have questions about, what worked, what didn’t…. the whole nine yards. And then we do it all over again next month. Fun, right? We get to virtually eat our way through a different cookbook every single month. I’m so jazzed about this idea and I hope you will be too. So let’s get round 12 rolling!

The Pretty Dish is jammed packed with 150+ recipes, party ideas and menus, playlists, and beauty projects from my friend Jessica Merchant who also authors the kick ass blog How Sweet Eats.

She's basically the best girls girl that you could ask for and I'm obsessed with everything she does! Her pizzas, her salads, EVERYTHING. All her recipes are deliciously indulgent (think: poke tacos, toasted quinoa chocolate bark, pistachio iced latte) and all take 60 minutes or less to make. Ready for a tour... here we go!

Chai Latte Cheesecakes.... OKAY YES PLEASE

Carrot Coconut Soup - YESSSSSS

Apple Cider Pulled Pork Sliders for game day!

Beet Hummus Avocado Toast!!

Banana Cream Pie Ice Cream!

Autumn Monster Cookies - hell yes


Here's the link to the book on Amazon - The Pretty Dish - if you want to have it delivered or go grab it from your local bookstore or library! I’m starting to cook my way through it this week!! Feel free to leave any comments here if you have questions.

PS…. when you make something from the book, if you post it on insta use the hashtag #WGCcookbookclub so we can see!!

PSS – here’s cookbook club month 1 in case you’re interested! And month 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 11.


  1. This book looks great. One request - I'd love if you date these cookbook club posts. I never know what is current but would love to join once in a while.

  2. I'm a certified cookbook collector ha and this one is amazing! So beautiful, creative and the recipes are mouth watering!

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