Simple Cooking

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Macmillan, Nov 16, 1996 - Cooking - 324 pages
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John Thorne's classic first collection is filled with straightforward eating, home cooking, vigorous opinions, and the gracefully intelligent writing that makes him a cult favorite of people who like to think about food.
  

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Thorne's essays with recipes originated in his culinary newsletter, Simple Cooking. His writing ingredients include reminscence, diary, and daydream, with seasonings of whimsey and irony, and a taste ... Read full review

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This book had me salivating through the author's descriptions. Read full review

Contents

PERFECT PLEASURES
97
KITCHEN DIARY
151
Valentines Day
153
A Greek Lenten Custard of Eggplant Yogurt and Fresh
159
ChocolateCovered Raspberries
165
Three Summer Salads
171
Cure for the Unwanted Guest
177
Grape Leaves
183
Truly Awful Recipes
216
Intimate Cuisine
224
Notes on a Scandal
232
Carol Field The Italian Baker
243
Vilma Liacouras Chantiles The New York Ethnic Food
250
Elizabeth David An Omelette and a Glass of Wine
256
Alice B Toklas The Alice B Toklas Cook Book
262
Bibliography
271

French Cuisine Another View
189
Private Stock
195
Fat Cook Thin Cook
207

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About the author (1996)

John Thorne is a food writer and author of numerous books and essays.  He lives in Northampton, MA.

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