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A homemade life : stories and recipes from my kitchen table

Author: Molly Wizenberg
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Molly Wizenberg; Molly Wizenberg
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Molly Wizenberg
ISBN: 9781416551058 1416551050 9781416551065 1416551069
OCLC Number: 209699189
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xi, 320 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: How to use the recipes in this book --
A place to start --
The baker in the family --
In need of calming --
The whole messy decade --
An uncalculating science --
Better with chocolate --
The dark horse --
A brood of seven --
La Boule Miche --
A strange sort of coming of age --
The hardball stage --
A personal chronology in Christmas cookies --
The right answer to everything --
Quite that magnificent --
What France would taste like --
The best of all possible worlds --
High points --
Heaven --
9:00 a.m. Sunday --
Italian grotto eggs --
The mottling --
Whatever you love, you are --
Summer of change --
Pretty perfect --
Promise to share --
Whith cream on top --
Happiness --
Baby steps --
Like wildflowers --
Delicious in its way --
Rough going --
Bonus points --
Herbivores only --
Special game --
The diamonds --
Sugarhouse --
The change thing --
Bonne femme --
So much better --
A big deal --
Freeze frame --
Pickling plant --
So easy --
I have learned not to worry --
Winning hearts and minds.
Responsibility: Molly Wizenberg ; illustrations by Camilla Engman.
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Very fun read!

by Renee312 (WorldCat user published 2011-06-24) Excellent Permalink

This was a really fun book to read. It's so much more than a cookbook since you get all the stories behind them. It was neat to see why these certain recipes were important to Molly, how they fit into her life, and what she is reminded of when cooking. It makes you think about the stories behind your...
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