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Julia Child and the Chef Memoir

Julia Child is a legend. She’s inspired home cooks to try dishes they never thought they would be able to make on their own. On August 15, she would have turned 105. In honor of her, why not listen to one of these Julia Child memoirs and biographies? Read more

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Stay Entertained While You Grill

Don’t spend hours of your summer working the grill in silence! Turn on one of these audiobooks to keep you entertained. Not only will you get a delicious meal on the table, you’ll have something interesting to talk about around the table. Read more

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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 Is The Author | John T. Edge

“It’s a food history of the modern South that begins in 1955 with the Montgomery bus boycotts. Women who baked cakes and pies and sold them literally fueled the bus boycotts. And it ends in 2015 as a newer South comes into focus. A newer South in which tamale makers of Mexican descent are as much a part of the Southern story as anyone else.”

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This Is The Author | Amy Thielen

“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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