Tag Archives: Cooking

Tender At The Bone by Ruth Reichl

I can’t resist memoirs about foodies.  I don’t have to even know who they are –  if they write about their life with key moments charmed by cooking and good food, I want to read it.  Tender at the Bone … Continue reading

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Yes, Chef by Marcus Samuelsson

This autobiography was recommended by a friend, and since I love “foodie” books, I knew I would like this one.  I admit I hadn’t heard of Marcus Samuellson before – he was an award-winning chef of Aquavit in New York, … Continue reading

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My Life In France by Julia Child

I read this memoir on the heels of reading Julie & Julia, and it was a very pleasant departure from the former.  In this last book of Julia Child’s before her death, she recounts her life from the early days … Continue reading

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Climbing The Mango Trees by Madhur Jaffrey

“My grandfather had built his house in what was once a thriving orchard of jujubes, mulberries, tamarinds, and mangoes.  His numerous grandchildren, like hungry flocks of birds, attacked the mangoes while they were still green and sour.  As grown-ups snored … Continue reading

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The Duck Commander Family by Willie Robertson

The Duck Commander Family: How Faith, Family, and Ducks Built a Dynasty; co-written by Korie Robertson, Mark Schlabach Willie Robertson’s tribute to his family and business. It is poorly written but it’s honest and humorous in places. The Robertsons have … Continue reading

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The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

In 1791, a young girl is orphaned when her parents do not survive the voyage from Ireland to Virginia.  The ship’s captain promptly indentures her older brother, but decides there’s nothing to do with the girl but bring her home … Continue reading

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Living in a Foreign Language by Michael Tucker

“The tiny stone house sits tucked into the side of the hill so that our bedroom window isn’t exposed to the early rays of the sun, but that morning I was up with the first soft light in the sky.  … Continue reading

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