Kitchen Yarns: Notes on Life, Love, and Food

Kitchen Yarns Notes on Life Love and Food From her Italian American childhood through singlehood raising and feeding a growing family divorce and a new marriage to food writer Michael Ruhlman Ann Hood has long appreciated the power of a g

  • Title: Kitchen Yarns: Notes on Life, Love, and Food
  • Author: Ann Hood
  • ISBN: 0393249506
  • Page: 285
  • Format: Hardcover
  • From her Italian American childhood through singlehood, raising and feeding a growing family, divorce, and a new marriage to food writer Michael Ruhlman, Ann Hood has long appreciated the power of a good meal Growing up, she tasted love in her grandmother s tomato sauce and dreamed of her mother s special occasion Fancy Lady Sandwiches Later, the kitchen became the heart From her Italian American childhood through singlehood, raising and feeding a growing family, divorce, and a new marriage to food writer Michael Ruhlman, Ann Hood has long appreciated the power of a good meal Growing up, she tasted love in her grandmother s tomato sauce and dreamed of her mother s special occasion Fancy Lady Sandwiches Later, the kitchen became the heart of Hood s own home She cooked pork roast to warm her first apartment, used two cups of dried basil for her first attempt at making pesto, taught her children how to make their favorite potatoes, found hope in her daughter s omelet after a divorce, and fell in love again with both her husband and his foolproof chicken stock.Hood tracks her lifelong journey in the kitchen with twenty seven heartfelt essays, each accompanied by a recipe or a few In Carbonara Quest, searching for the perfect spaghetti helped her cope with lonely nights as a flight attendant In the award winning essay The Golden Silver Palate, she recounts the history of her fail safe dinner party recipe for Chicken Marbella and how it did fail her when she was falling in love Hood s simple, comforting recipes also include her mother s famous meatballs, hearty Italian Beef Stew, classic Indiana Fried Chicken, the perfect grilled cheese, and a deliciously summery peach pie.With Hood s signature humor and tenderness, Kitchen Yarns spills tales of loss and starting from scratch

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