5 Food Memoirs for Hungry Readers

If you, like me, are drawn to books that incorporate personal anecdotes, food descriptions and literary references, I offer you these personally vetted food memoirs. Voracious by butcher and food writer Cara Nicoletti spawned from her literary supper (book) club with friends. It offers well-crafted stories about literary food scenes from Nicoletti's impressive reading lists since childhood. Her tasty recipes will leave you craving jelly…
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It’s Oktoberfest: Celebrate with German Food and Beer!

The world's largest beer festival is celebrated in Munich from late September through the first weekend of October. Here are a few titles to help you mark this glorious occasion. Julia Skowronek's Biergarten Cookbook has great recipes for roast pork, cheese spaetzle, dumplings, and traditional Bavarian desserts and cakes. For newbies who prefer a modern and…
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We All Read for Ice Cream

Ice cream is delicious every month of the year and since July is National Ice Cream Month, I'll take that as an excuse to eat more sweet, cold ice cream. People have been finding ways to use snow and ice to make yummy cold desserts since the Middle Ages. Did you know that the most popular flavor of ice…
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