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Herbed Roast Chicken with Potatoes and Parsnips #thebookclubcookbookcc

Welcome to a new month of The Book Club Cookbook Cooking Crew! This month Sarah over at Things I Make (for Dinner) chose Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier. Each month, a new blogger hosts and chooses a book for us to make recipes inspired by the book. Please see her invitation post for more information. I remember studying the painting that inspired the book while in college in one of my art history classes, and I think it may actually have even been the cover of the textbook! And I remember when the movie based on the book came out, it was a huge deal but I never actually watched the movie or read the book. I wasn't particularly optimistic about getting the book read by the time I wanted to post my recipe, but I ended up reading the book in two days (during the workweek nonetheless!). It seemed like the author did a lot of research on this period and the location where the book took place, she did a really good job of showing how two different families live with