Ancient Roman philosophers believed that adversity enlightens wisdom, and Buddhism regards its understanding of suffering as the starting point of consciousness, all of which have their own profound points. The inherent tragedy of life, it is superficial to turn a blind eye to it. Of course, we must pay attention not to see through the red dust. I believe that a person who has experienced ups and downs and still loves life must have many treasures extracted from pain in his chest.
Following the launch of her #1 New York Timesbestselling cookbook, Magnolia Table, and seeing her family’s own sacred dishes being served at other families’ tables across the country, Joanna Gaines gained a deeper commitment to the value of food being shared. This insight inspired Joanna to get back in the kitchen and start from scratch, pushing herself beyond her comfort zone to develop new recipes for her family, and yours, to gather around. Magnolia Table, Volume 2 is filled with 145 new recipes from her own home that she shares with husband Chip and their five kids, and from the couple’s restaurant, Magnolia Table; Silos Baking Co; and new coffee shop, Magnolia Press. From breakfast to dinner, plus breads, soups, and sides, Magnolia Table, Volume 2 gives readers abundant reasons to gather together. The book is beautifully photographed and filled with dishes you’ll want to bring into your own home, including:
- Mushroom-Gruyére Quiche
- Pumpkin Cream Cheese Bread
- Grilled Bruschetta Chicken
- Zucchini-Squash Strata
- Chicken-Pecan-Asparagus Casserole
- Stuffed Pork Loin
- Lemon-Lavender Tart
- Magnolia Press Chocolate Cake
People are hungry for perfection, but how can this pain be relieved?
I replied: This pain itself is contained in perfection, and it is relieved but not perfect.
I thought to myself: When I think about it, the pain will be relieved. Then I thought: perfection is lost.
Countless trainings have given me the ability to knock down opponents, which proves that my efforts are not in vain. But stronger opponents always exist. Being knocked down again and again does not mean failure. Standing up again, defeating them and defeating yourself at the same time, this is the real growth.