Food, Cooking, and Life in Give a Girl a Knife

Cookbooks play a huge role in Amy Thielen’s life. In her first book, the James Beard Award-winning cookbook The New Midwestern Table, Amy celebrates the hearty, from-the-earth cooking of her native Midwest. Now in her second book, Give a Girl a Knife, Amy shares her journey from childhood to adulthood, and how food was intertwined with it all. Read more

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“This story is really about homecoming. It’s about cooking and getting into the world of cooking in all its so many crazy, wild places. From home cooking to the kitchens of New York City, to farmhouse kitchens and warehouse squat kitchens, this book really shows how you can cook well or you can learn something about cooking anywhere you are.”

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