From Our Editors
southern United States is famous for its unique brand of cooking. Michelle Lee West, author of She Flew the Coop and American
Pie, combines her love of
food with growing up in the south in Consuming Passions: A Food-Obsessed Life.
West shares her stories of becoming
an accidental gourmet and the tribulations of trying to create culinary
masterpieces. This book contains a series o...
From the Publisher
Consuming Passions is Michael Lee West's delightfully quirky memoir of an adventurous life centered around food and family—the story of how she went from non-cook to gourmet of words and victuals by watching a multitude of relatives squabble, prepare sumptuous repasts, and carry on honored traditions. Laced with delicious secret recipes passed from generation to generation, West's irresistibl...