. "To the north, the headlands jut through a bank of mist, and her hands fall to her sides, stilled by the sight. The spot she's resting on could well be the exact place where Charlies had stopped to paint his sunrise, for the angle of the headlands slanting into the sea could only have been captured from this vantage point." The Ice Chorus by Sarah Stonich. This book is pure indulgence. It is romantic and intelligent. I am thoroughly enjoying it. "We wanted to take the mystery out of good food and allow people to have an honest appreciation for it, and we've watched a new quest for excellence take place in Americans' attitudes towards foodstuffs. There is a sense of adventure, the redefinition of personal preferences." -- The Silver Palate Cookbook by Julee Rosso and Sheila Lukins. This cookbook brings back dozens of cooking memories. This is what America has been eating and cooking for the last 30 years. . Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by Should Be Reading, where you can find the official rules for this weekly event. .