Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant: Confessions of Cooking for One and Dining Alone
Penguin, Jul 19, 2007 - Cooking - 288 pages
In this delightful and much buzzed-about essay collection, 26 food writers like Nora Ephron, Laurie Colwin, Jami Attenberg, Ann Patchett, and M. F. K. Fisher invite readers into their kitchens to reflect on the secret meals and recipes for one person that they relish when no one else is looking.
Part solace, part celebration, part handbook, Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant offers a wealth of company, inspiration, and humor—and finally, solo recipes in these essays about food that require no division or subtraction, for readers of Gabrielle Hamilton's Blood, Bones & Butter and Tamar Adler's The Everlasting Meal.
Featuring essays by:
Steve Almond, Jonathan Ames, Jami Attenberg, Laura Calder, Mary Cantwell, Dan Chaon, Laurie Colwin, Laura Dave, Courtney Eldridge, Nora Ephron, Erin Ergenbright, M. F. K. Fisher, Colin Harrison, Marcella Hazan, Amanda Hesser, Holly Hughes, Jeremy Jackson, Rosa Jurjevics, Ben Karlin, Rattawut Lapcharoensap, Beverly Lowry, Haruki Murakami, Phoebe Nobles, Ann Patchett, Anneli Rufus and Paula Wolfert.
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Editor Ferrari-Adler's motley assortment of 26 essays is a quick and often insightful read. Some, includingColbert Report cocreator Ben Karlin's "The Legend of Salsa Rosa" and Holly Hughes's "Luxury ... Read full review
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Beans and Me
Thanks but No Thanks
The Legend of the Salsa Rosa
Table for One
WhiteonWhite Lunch for When No One Is Looking
My Favorite Meal for One
The Lonely Palate
How to Cook in a New York Apartment
Making Soup in Buffalo
An Almost Foolproof Plan to Never Ever Eat Alone Again
The Year of Spaghetti
Out to Lunch
A Is for Dining Alone
Eggs Over Uneasy
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