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Astrological Cookbook with Joan Porte

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We will be talking to Joan Porte about her new book, Signs of the Tines: The Ultimate Cookbook.

The home cook will discover how astrology as a source for new food ideas and new ways to entertain friends. And the astrology enthusiast will discover how cooking can be a new use for astrology as a way to add more meaning to the daily ritual of eating we perform to survive and thrive. This 295-page book with more than 120 recipes is written to celebrate a unique pairing of food and astrology.

This book explains why:
• Scorpios have a craving for pasta puttanesca
• Librans feel grounded when they dig into a chocolate mousse parfait
• Cancerians stand tall with their bowl of Brunswick stew
• Virgoans set aside their healthy-conscious habits when faced with chocolate raspberry ramekins
• Aquarians respond to the sustainable fish used in Pollock with berry prosecco sauce
• Pisceans beat a common ailment when feasting on quinoa with roasted root veggies.

She is also the author of the blog Karmic Astrology. Her other book is Fortyish: Lessons For the Ages From a Baby Boomer.