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Kitchen Yarns
Kitchen Yarns: Notes on Life, Love, and Food | Ann Hood
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From her Italian American childhood through raising and feeding a growing family and cooking with her new husband, food writer Michael Ruhlman, Ann Hood has long appreciated the power of good food. In Kitchen Yarns, she details her life with essays and recipes, spinning tales of loss and starting from scratch, family love and feasts with friends, and how the perfect meal is one that tastes like home. "Hood's essays are like hot chocolate, cozy and warm. Her collection of meditations on food and life touches the big themes." -- New York Times Book Review, Editors' Choice "Ann Hood is a gifted storyteller. . . . [Kitchen Yarns is] perfect holiday season fare." -- People, Book of the Week "These tales of ingredients, recipes, and meals will lift your spirits." -- Washington Post "In this cozy read, Hood shares recipes that shaped her . . . and the poignant life lessons about loss, love, and friendship she learned in the kitchen." -- Real Simple
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Pick up this book if you‘re a fan of memoirs as well as cooking. The author shares vignettes of her life and then ends the chapter with a recipe that reminds her of that story. I‘m definitely making this tomato pie!

Kimberlone Those tomatoes look INCREDIBLE 4mo
emilyhaldi Are those from your garden?! 4mo
Mdargusch Yes! @emilyhaldi 🍅🍅🍅 4mo
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Mdargusch Thanks! @Kimberlone 😁 4mo
jillrhudy Just put this on hold at the library. Sounds intriguing. 4mo
Mdargusch It‘s a quick read and there were a few recipes I will be trying @jillrhudy 4mo
Reviewsbylola Maybe I‘ll have to borrow! 4mo
jillrhudy @Mdargusch I‘m on p. 177 and will be making the Tomato Pie also! (edited) 4mo
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I picked this book up at the Ohioana Book Fair this spring. It was free and it had the word “yarn” in the title, and being a knitter, I was excited to grab it. It turns out it‘s a book full of recipes and the author‘s life stories that she connects with certain foods. This turned out to be a happy surprise!

Reviewsbylola Wow, great find! 4mo
emilyhaldi Free?!?! 4mo
Mdargusch It was a library table giving away ARCs @emilyhaldi 😊 4mo
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