In My Mother's Kitchen: 25 Writers on Love, Cooking, and Family

In My Mother's Kitchen: 25 Writers on Love, Cooking, and Family

by Various
     
 
A collection of personal essays, poems, and recipes straight from the heart.

The smell of sauce in a pan, the warm flavor of freshly baked cookies, even the rituals of cleaning up after a meal, are all woven into the bonds we experience from one generation to the next. So much of what it means to be a family happens in the kitchen. In this collection, some

Overview

A collection of personal essays, poems, and recipes straight from the heart.

The smell of sauce in a pan, the warm flavor of freshly baked cookies, even the rituals of cleaning up after a meal, are all woven into the bonds we experience from one generation to the next. So much of what it means to be a family happens in the kitchen. In this collection, some of the great poet-philosophers of the kitchen table reveal their stories, recipes, thoughts, and traditions of preparing and sharing food.

A perfect Mother's Day gift, this book includes classic pieces by Ruth Reichl, Maya Angelou, and M. F. K. Fisher, newly concocted morsels by such world-famous foodies as Walter Staib, known as the "Culinary Ambassador of Philadelphia," and Tina Miller, whose family created the legendary Black Dog Tavern, and more than twenty recipes.

Features contributions from:

- Maya Angelou
- Jennifer Appel
- Holly Clegg
- M. F. K. Fisher
- Rosemary Gong
- Tina Miller
- Kitty Morse
- Michel Nishan
- Christina Orchid
- Ruth Reichl
- Julie Sahni
- Nigel Slater
- Walter Staib
- James Villas
- Joyce White

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781596092099
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA)
Publication date:
03/28/2006
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.76(d)
Age Range:
14 Years

Meet the Author

Dennis O'Neil is the influential writer of comics including BATMAN, GREEN LANTERN/GREEN ARROW, THE JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA and countless other titles. He is also the author of The DC Comics Guide to Writing for Comics (Watson Guptill).

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