Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef

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Vintage, Mar 1, 2012 - Chefs - 291 pages
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This text follows Gabrielle Hamilton's culinary education - from growing up in a food-centric rural home in New Jersey with a French mother and bohemian father, to killing her first chicken, to the great adventure of backpacking around the world alone at 19, to finally opening her own restaurant in New York City.

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User Review  - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing

Easily the best restaurant memoir I've read yet. Gabrielle had an odd upbringing with a casual artistic father and a French ex-ballerina for a mother. They raised their large brood in a farmhouse far ... Read full review

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I saw the 4 stars rated for this book and thought I'd give it a shot - wow, I don't know what makes me so different but I really disliked this book. It is written decently in that all the sentences ... Read full review

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