Take Big Bites: Adventures Around the World and Across the Table

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Thorndike Press, 2005 - Biography & Autobiography - 520 pages
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The celebrated journalist, producer, and bestselling author takes us on a culinary journey from Italy to Afghanistan, from Mexico to Massachusetts, a memoir of travel, food, and personal (mis)adventure. In Vietnam, preconceptions collide with the soup; in France, lust flares with the pâté and dies with the dessert; in Bolivia, a very young missionary finds her food flavored with hypocrisy; while at the bottom of the Grand Canyon, an older woman discovers gorp is good, fear is your friend, and Thai chicken tastes best when you're soaked by rain and the Colorado River.

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Tempting recipes and compelling stories. - Goodreads
I didn't care for her writing style very much. - Goodreads
I can't wait to try out some of the recipes. - Goodreads
recipes....i'm scared smurfette meeting Queen smurfette - Goodreads
The recipes made my mouth water. - Goodreads
I Aldo want to cook all of her recipes. - Goodreads

Review: Take Big Bites: Adventures Around the World and Across the Table

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

I bought this as a BG book in 2006-2007. It was lost in my house until a month or two ago. It's basically a travelogue/memoir with recipes. I read it for my 2015 Reading Challenge; it ticks the box "a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Julie - Goodreads

Great book, although I probably shouldn't have read right after Mark Twain's Innocence Abroad. Fabulous recipes, very funny in parts and just fun to read at the beach. Read full review

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Contents

Take Big Bites
13
No Shit There I
15
The Prism of Memory
31
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Linda Ellerbee is herself a girl reporter extraordinaire. She is the producer and host of Nick News, the Emmy Award-winning children's TV series on Nickelodeon. About Casey, Linda says, "Casey has a nose for news. She also has eyes, fingers, and a big mouth. Guess which one gets her in the most trouble?

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