Category Archives: Books About Food

How Do You Behave In Nice Restaurants?

I truly enjoy eating at a nice restaurant. After a lifetime of cooking, it’s a real treat. The “eating out” experience is so much different today than when I was growing up. I don’t recall our family eating out until … Continue reading

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Book Review and A Recipe: Fried Green Tomatoes At The Whistle Stop Cafe

Author: Fannie Flagg Publisher: Random House, 1987 I just finished re-reading Fannie Flagg’s Fried Green Tomatoes At The Whistle Stop Cafe and, believe it or not, I loved it just as much as the first time I read it over twenty … Continue reading

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Let the Christmas Spirit Begin

I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving feast day. We did and, of course, we’re still eating the leftovers. I love ’em. I know lots of people love the day after Thanksgiving – Black Friday. It’s not for me. I’ve … Continue reading

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Book Review: Feeding the Dragon

I just finished reading this book and I have to tell you, Feeding the Dragon is a triple winner. One, it’s an excellent picture book of China’s back country, it’s people and food. The photos are stunning. Second, it’s filled … Continue reading

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Book Review: Kitchen Confidential

To begin, let me say that Kitchen Confidential is not exactly a book about food. Yes, the author is a chef but, in this book, food is sort of incidental. This is a story about a guy who fell into … Continue reading

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Book Review: American Fried

American Fried: Adventures of a Happy Eater Calvin Trillin HarperCollins, 1974 All of us are eaters. Calvin Trillin claims to be a happy eater. I think he’s more than that. Based on this book, I’d say he is an Eater-Extraordinaire. … Continue reading

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