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How To Use A Meat Cleaver Book Signing

Review of How To Use A Meat Cleaver book signing event

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Reader alert: This review may contain spoilers. 

How To Use A Meat Cleaver is a cookbook by Lana, Jennifer & Renee Graziano. This delicious cookbook features family recipes and favorites from the Graziano family. Recently, the ladies stopped by Book Soup in West Hollywood for a book signing and meet and greet. The ladies shared some of their favorite recipes and the wonderful stories behind them.

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The first hour of the book signing was a fun question and answer session for fans. Renee was  cracking jokes and having a blast while Jennifer & Lana laughed at her as any sisters would do!  Some of their favorite recipes from the book are Sunday Gravy, Lana’s Meatballs & Stuffed  Peppers. The recipes are from their childhood and from the kitchens of their parents, Anthony &  Veronica Graziano, as well as their grandmother Nora Eda Amelia Cultura DiMarini Gebbia. As  the book says, “Food this good should be illegal!”

The ladies made this book come to life by sharing the wonderful memories associated with the  recipes not only at the book signing butguest blog3 in the book itself! As the Q&A session went on Renee missed a call from her son AJ. She called him back on speaker so everyone could hear! AJ was so  sweet to his Mom and said hi to the fans. Renee ended the conversation with an ‘I love you’. It  was a very fun event and the ladies were so humble and kind. Once the Q&A session was finished,  it was time to meet them one on one and have pictures taken and get your book signed!
guest blog4 Someone came around to write the fan’s names on a post it  for the ladies so everyone’s book was    signed correctly.  Everyone had an opportunity to talk each one of the ladies,  take pictures and  grab a hug or two. Lana was so sweet and  gracious. Jennifer was so humble and beautiful. Renee  was  funny and loving. Together, the Graziano sisters are just  pure fun! They truly love their fans  and it definitely showed  at this fun event.

Renee announced another book to be released and the Graziano’s will be releasing their own  food and wine brand! In the meantime, you can pick up a copy of the book at your local bookstore  and you can follow the ladies on Twitter & Instagram to keep up with their next projects!


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