Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen by Laurie Colwin

Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen

byLaurie Colwin

Kobo ebook | November 18, 2014

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“Laurie Colwin’s food thoughts are like phone calls from a dear friend.” —The New York Times

In this delightful celebration of food, family, and friends, one of America’s most cherished kitchen companions shares her lifelong passion for cooking and entertaining. Interweaving essential tips and recipes with hilarious stories of meals both delectable and disastrous, *Home Cooking *is a masterwork of culinary memoir and an inspiration to novice cooks, expert chefs, and food lovers everywhere.

From veal scallops sautéed on a hot plate in her studio apartment to home-baked bread that is both easy and delicious, Colwin imparts her hard-earned secrets with wit, empathy, and charm. She advocates for simple dishes made from fresh, organic ingredients, and counsels that even in the worst-case scenario, there is always an elegant solution: dining out. Highly personal and refreshingly down-to-earth, Laurie Colwin’s irresistible ode to domestic pleasures is a must-have for anyone who has ever savored the memory of a mouthwatering meal.

This ebook features an illustrated biography of Laurie Colwin including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s estate.

Title:Home Cooking: A Writer in the KitchenFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 18, 2014Publisher:Open Road MediaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1497673801

ISBN - 13:9781497673809

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Learning About Laurie Title: Home Cooking - A Writer in the Kitchen Author: Laurie Colwin Publisher: Open Road Media Published: 11-18-2014 Pages: 193 Genre: Cooking, Food & Wine Sub-Genre: Meals, Culinary, Gastronomy. Cookbooks, Essays ISBN: 9781497673809 ASIN: B00O1E3YDQ Reviewed For NetGalley & Open Road Media Reviewer: DelAnne Rating: 4.75 Stars In this delightful celebration of food, family, and friends, one of America's most cherished kitchen companions shares her lifelong passion for cooking and entertaining. Interweaving essential tips and recipes with hilarious stories of meals both delectable and disastrous, Home Cooking is a masterwork of culinary memoir and an inspiration to novice cooks, expert chefs, and food lovers everywhere. From veal scallops sautéed on a hot plate in her studio apartment to home-baked bread that is both easy and delicious, Colwin imparts her hard-earned secrets with wit, empathy, and charm. She advocates for simple dishes made from fresh, organic ingredients, and counsels that even in the worst-case scenario, there is always an elegant solution: dining out. Highly personal and refreshingly down-to-earth, Laurie Colwin's irresistible ode to domestic pleasures is a must-have for anyone who has ever savored the memory of a mouthwatering meal. Part Memoir, Photo Gallery and Cookbook. Remembered recipes and events of Laurie Corwin's growing years, and early career to learn of her, her talents and hopes. My rating of "Home Cooking - A Winter in the Kitchen" is 4.75 out of 5 stars.
Date published: 2017-09-06

From the Author

A delectable mix of essays and recipes from the critically acclaimed writer: “As much memoir as cookbook and as much about eating as cooking” (The New York Times Book Review).In this delightful celebration of food, family, and friends, one of America’s most cherished kitchen companions shares her lifelong passion for cooking and entertaining. Interweaving essential tips and recipes with hilarious stories of meals both delectable and disastrous, Home Cooking is a masterwork of culinary memoir and an inspiration to novice cooks, expert chefs, and food lovers everywhere.From veal scallops sautéed on a hot plate in her studio apartment to home-baked bread that is both easy and delicious, Colwin imparts her hard-earned secrets with wit, empathy, and charm. She advocates for simple dishes made from fresh, organic ingredients, and counsels that even in the worst-case scenario, there is always an elegant solution: dining out. Highly personal and refreshingly down-to-earth, Laurie Colwin’s irresistible ode to domestic pleasures is a must-have for anyone who has ever savored the memory of a mouthwatering meal.This ebook features an illustrated biography of Laurie Colwin including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s estate.