Renee Erickson

NW Voices

A Book, By the Numbers

It didn’t seem like overkill when I dropped twenty pounds of good unsalted butter and ten liters of Moroccan olive oil on Jess Thomson’s porch in April of 2013. She’d need at least that much for recipe testing for A Boat, a Whale and a Walrus. As I drove away, I couldn’t have known that Jess, the book’s writer, would return home laden with groceries. That she’d tumble into her house with full hands, throw the food on the counter, …

Jan 30, 2015

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