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Brown Eggs and Jam Jars is Aimée’s long-awaited cookbook inspired by her urban homesteading through the seasons and the joyous events they bring. It embraces year-round simple food with heart-warming stories that capture everyday life in a busy family. BROWN EGGS AND JAM JARS Family Recipes from the Kitchen of Simple Bites By Aimée Wimbush-Bourque Aimée’s rural homestead upbringing, years working as a professional chef and everyday life as a busy mom led to the creation of the hugely popular blog Simple Bites. Raising three young children with husband Danny, Aimée traded her tongs and chef whites for a laptop and camera, married her two passions, mothering and cooking. It’s her emphasis on simple whole foods for the family table, sharing stories and tips and inspiring readers to make the family– food connection that has made the Simple Bites blog so popular. . 10 WWW.EATINEATOUT.CA Some of my favourite recipes include: • Chicken Leek Shepherd’s Pie • Whole Wheat Chocolate Chunk Cookies with Orange Zest • Ice Cider Caramel Corn • Make-Ahead Currant Scones With over 100 recipes, Brown Eggs and Jam Jars will inspire you to connect your family and food right where you are in life—from growing your own tomatoes to making a batch of homemade cookies. Enjoy your urban homestead. ($25.00) Aimée has graciously shared one of the recipes from her new book Spinach and Ricotta Pappardelle a must try!