Educated * Library Book Pick

Educated  * Library Book Pick

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Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, Tara Westover was seventeen the first time she set foot in a classroom. Her family was so isolated from mainstream society that there was no one to ensure the children received an education, and no one to intervene when one of Tara’s older brothers became violent. When another brother got himself into college, Tara decided to try a new kind of life. Her quest for knowledge transformed her, taking her over oceans and across continents, to Harvard and to Cambridge University. Only then would she wonder if she’d traveled too far, if there was still a way home.

“Beautiful and propulsive . . . Despite the singularity of [Tara Westover’s] childhood, the questions her book poses are universal: How much of ourselves should we give to those we love? And how much must we betray…

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Chicken and Pasta Casserole

Chicken and Pasta Casserole

Our family favorite casserole is a penna pasta casserole with Chicken and cheese. 1-1/2 cups uncooked penne pasta 1 pound boneless skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 tablespoon canola oil 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained3 tablespoons tomato paste3/4 cup chicken broth2 cups shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese1/2 cup grated Romano cheese 1 [...]



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