More Home Cooking: A Writer Returns to the Kitchen

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Pub Date: 2014-07-15 Pages: 256 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins Laurie Colwin's triumphant sequel to Home Cooking is an ode to a life-long culinary passion by a home cook. like you and me. whose charm and lack of pretention make her wonderfully human and a welcome companion as she chatters on about the small culinary accomplishments and discoveries that occur in her kitchen (Chicago Tribune). In this collection of essays Colwin returns to the kitchen to cook up a delightful mix of culinary recipes . advice. and anecdotes. With down-to-earth charm and wit. she discusses the many pleasures and problems of cooking at home. including such topics as Desserts that Quiver. The Duck Dilemma. Real Food for Tots. Turkey Angst. and Catering on One Dollar a Head. As informative as it is entertaining. More Home Cooking is a rare treat for Colwin's many fans. and for anyone who...

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More Home Cooking is an expression of Laurie Colwin's lifelong passion for cuisine. In this delightful mix of recipes, advice, and anecdotes, she writes about often-overlooked food items such as beets, pears, black beans, and chutney. With down-to-earth charm and wit, Colwin also discusses the many pleasures and problems of cooking at home in essays including "Desserts That Quiver," "Turkey Angst," and "Catering on One Dollar a Head." As informative as it is entertaining, More Home Cooking is a delicious treat for anyone who loves to spend time in the kitchen.

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"Colwin's writing is down-to-earth and friendly, as though she is presenting little morsels she has prepared just for you. There are no frills or tricks. Like a classic dish, her writing's magic in its simplicity."--"Charlotte Observer"Filled with essays about food, family, and life...Her writing is a treat...It's a joy to read--the kind of work that makes you want to get cooking yourself."--"Boston Phoenix"We all need a best friend when we are at home cooking; this is the next best thing."--"Seattle Weekly

Laurie Colwin teaches us how to cook, eat, deal with disasters, write and live. We turn to her books for a kind of comfort and sustenance that only she can provide. --Emily Gould, author of "Friendship""

The first time I read Laurie Colwin I knew I d found the friend I d always wanted to join me in the kitchen. Warm, funny, and unpretentious . . . Her recipes were easy and delicious. All these years later...I turn to Laurie Colwin. And she never lets me down. --Ruth Reichl, author of "Delicious!""

"Laurie Colwin teaches us how to cook, eat, deal with disasters, write and live. We turn to her books for a kind of comfort and sustenance that only she can provide."--Emily Gould, author of Friendship

"The first time I read Laurie Colwin I knew I'd found the friend I'd always wanted to join me in the kitchen. Warm, funny, and unpretentious . . . Her recipes were easy and delicious. All these years later...I turn to Laurie Colwin. And she never lets me down."--Ruth Reichl, author of Delicious!

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