Author of the internationally famous blog, Orangette, Molly Wizenberg recounts a life with the kitchen at its center. From her 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 Portrait of American Food--Before the National Highway System, Before Chain Restaurants, and Before Frozen Food, when the Nation's Food was Seasonal, Regional, and Traditional--from the Lost WPA Files
Uses long-forgotten WPA files archived in the Library of Congress to paint a detailed picture of Depression Era Americans through the food that they ate and the local traditions and customs they observed when preparing meals.
Presents recipes for marinades, sauces, glazes, salsas, relishes, and jellies which can be used either to prepare foods for grilling or for dipping, along with advice on grilling basics and techniques.
A food critic and writer shares his experiences as a stay-at-home parent to his young daughter, Iris, who he endeavored to expose to the richness of his culinary world, in an account that describes how he came to understand the wonder of tasting foods from a child's first-time perspective.
Reveals how to select seasonal, local, fresh, and sustainable foods; provides a series of lessons on everyday principles and practices of good eating; and presents more than two hundred recipes that range from appetizers to desserts.
The "Minimalist" columnist outlines an eating plan that is comprised of environmentally responsible choices, in a guide that shares insight into the risks associated with livestock production.