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Multcolib My Librarian Diana: Food writing

Delancey
Delancey A Man, A Woman, A Restaurant, A Marriage By Wizenberg, Molly (Book - 2014 ) 647.95797 W835d 2014 All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 110 on 23 copies

Annotation:From the author's mother's pound cake, a staple of summer picnics during her childhood in Oklahoma, to the eggs she cooked for her father during the weeks before his death, food and memories are intimately entwined.

A Homemade Life
A Homemade Life Stories and Recipes From My Kitchen Table By Wizenberg, Molly (Book - 2009 ) 641.5092 W835h 2009 All copies in use. Availability details Holds: 2 on 15 copies

Annotation:From the author's mother's pound cake, a staple of summer picnics during her childhood in Oklahoma, to the eggs she cooked for her father during the weeks before his death, food and memories are intimately entwined.

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle A Year of Food Life By Kingsolver, Barbara (Book - 2007 ) 641.3 K55a 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:Kingsolver tells of her family's move to rural Appalachia and their attempt to grow and raise their own food or know the farmer who did raise their food.

My Life in France
My Life in France By Child, Julia (Book - 2006 ) B-Ch436m 2006 Available in some locations

Annotation:Here is the captivating story of Julia Child's years in France, where she fell in love with French food and found "her true calling." This will make you wish Julia was still alive and that you were friends with her.

Alone in the Kitchen With An Eggplant
Alone in the Kitchen With An Eggplant Confessions of Cooking for One and Dining Alone (Book - 2007 ) 641.561 A454 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:A collection of pieces by a lot of wonderful writers about what they cook when they cook for themselves alone. This made me fantasize about what I would cook if I didn't have to feed my family!

Home Cooking
Home Cooking A Writer in the Kitchen By Colwin, Laurie (Book - 2010 ) 641.5 C727h 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:Colwin shares the delightful pleasures of discovering cooking and eating good, simple food. There is some wonderful writing here.

The Kitchen Diaries
The Kitchen Diaries A Year in the Kitchen With Nigel Slater By Slater, Nigel (Book - 2012 ) 641.5 S631k 2012 All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:Somehow it's both soothing and inspiring to go through the year with Nigel Slater and find out what he cooks.

Tender
Tender A Cook and His Vegetable Patch By Slater, Nigel (Book - 2011 ) 641.65 S6315t 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:A comprehensive, deeply personal, and visually stunning guide to growing and cooking vegetables from Britain's foremost food writer, with recipes and extensive gardening notes.

Blood, Bones, & Butter
Blood, Bones, & Butter The Inadvertent Education of A Reluctant Chef By Hamilton, Gabrielle (Book - 2011 ) 641.5092 H2181b 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:The chef of New York's Prune restaurant presents an account of her search for meaning and purpose in the central rural New Jersey home of her youth, marked by a first chicken kill, an international backpacking tour, and the opening of a first restaurant.

Tender at the Bone
Tender at the Bone Growing up at the Table By Reichl, Ruth (Book - 2010 ) B-Re2717t 2010 Available in some locations

Annotation:A restaurant critic for The New York Times offers a memoir--with recipes--of a life spent as a restaurant owner, chef, and food critic, from California to New York City.

Plenty
Plenty One Man, One Woman, and A Raucous Year of Eating Locally By Smith, Alisa (Book - 2007 ) 641.563 S642p 2007 Available in some locations

Annotation:The authors describe one year in their lives spent eating only foods grown locally or produced within one hundred miles of their home in Vancouver, BC, sharing their reflections on the benefits and pitfalls of local eating, with seasonal recipes.

Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet
Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet A Culinary Journey Through Southeast Asia By Alford, Jeffrey (Book - 2000 ) 641.5959 A389h 2000 All copies in use. Availability details

Annotation:The authors, who are married, set out to eat their way through Southeast Asia's towns and villages, all the while collecting recipes, cooking techniques, stories, and beautiful photographs. They have a lot of books, and I love them all.

Season to Taste
Season to Taste How I Lost My Sense of Smell and Found My Way By Birnbaum, Molly (Book - 2011 ) 612.86 B6195s 2011 Available in some locations

Annotation:A budding chef who was robbed of her sense of smell after a car accident chronicles her quest, from a New Jersey flavor lab to a French perfume school, to understand and overcome her condition and rediscover the joy of smell.

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Sure, you'll find some excellent recipes in these books. But they're also books you'll want to snuggle up with and read for the quality of the writing.


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