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Peggy Lampman

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Wow! I can't believe THE WELCOME HOME DINER is, at last, published. This is a book dear to my heart as my former daughter-in-law opened a diner in Detroit. I spent hours in that restaurant, ate a lot of wonderful meals and, most importantly, tried to absorb the culture.

My passion is writing novels using food-centric themes to break down familial and cultural barriers.THE WELCOME HOME DINER is my second book of what I refer to as "grit-lit". Creating a cast to populate a story is one of the great, cathartic joys of writing. Of particular pleasure to me is developing flawed characters-living in and reconciling with-the shadows cast by their equally flawed parents.

That being said, there’s lots of humor and romance in the book, as well (-: I h
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Peggy Lampman Hey Mary. I can't attend this event as I will be in Peru (on a much anticipated trip!) with a childhood friend this year; a reunion of sorts. The book…moreHey Mary. I can't attend this event as I will be in Peru (on a much anticipated trip!) with a childhood friend this year; a reunion of sorts. The book wasn't published until July so the deadline was missed for having it considered this year, as well. Alabama and Michigan are the states I call home; I'd heard the festival was somewhat exclusive to Tennessee authors. Do you know different? Will you be going? Peggy (less)
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Last night we had friends over for a Fourth of July warm-up dinner party. The hyper-local menu–Grilled Sumac Lamb Chops, Cherry Couscous Salad and Asparagus–was created with the bulk of ingredients sourced in a one-mile radius; easy to pull off at this time of the year in the orchards and farmlands of Northern Michigan. The day before … Full recipe post »
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