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Cooked: My Journey from the Streets to the Stove

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 23, 2014

    Highly Recommended

    I purchased this book for my cousin Greg who said, " Cooked was and is a prayer answered. I told God I needed a push and that's what Chef Jeff did for me. From his street life, to his prison life, told my story and I trust God once I'm out of here I'll have the drive, passion, zeal, determination and the tenacity to minister the word of God at a greater level than Chef Jeff had for cooking". BLSwann

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 18, 2012

    Amazing book

    I think this book is truly inspiring many people say the profanites ruin the story and i strongly disagree with that jeff henderson really shows his life and how it was on the streets and when he became a chef i thought that was amazing his whole story to get there i started off reading this book for a school project and when i started readimg this book i loved it and couldent get enough of it

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 12, 2009

    Jeff Henderson escapes poverty by consuming education and does well as a chef.

    At first when going through reading the book I thought the book was very straight forword with drug references. I was kind of scared by the no remorse way he addressed certain street terms. but as I got into reading the book I notice that we a re similar in liking the things money can buy. Further on in the book I was enlightend by his changes he madein his life. Like how he was told to eliminate soul food from his way of thinking. And all the changs he went through at ayoung age all the woman an engagement such as limos and Vagas trips.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 29, 2007

    Excellent book!!

    I loved this book, I could not put it down, very inspring.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 19, 2007

    Great read

    As cook new to the culinary field, I was turned on to Chef Jeff's book during a television talk show appearance. He was well-dressed and well-spoken. But when I began reading how he was turned on to a life of crime as an up-and-coming drug dealer in San Diego, I was quite shocked by his graphic descriptions and use of street slang and profanity. As I read on, I kept having to stop and take a look at his clean-cut picture that graces the cover to remind me that this was indeed his story. But make no mistake, his in-your-face take is completley by design as he gives the reader a vivid glimpse of his former self and the transformation he made to becoming the success he is today. His story is inspiring and shows that he has and is still working to redeem himself for his past sins. He ovecame a great deal to be where he is now and is living proof of what can happen when one takes full advantage of those rare second chances.

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    Posted June 9, 2010

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