book review


by Joan Dye Gussow – A wonderful book about how a garden sustains a person beyond the food that it provides.  The story of her garden is her story of survival … of being transplanted into a new community, of a horrendous remodeling experience, of the death of her husband, […]

Recent Reads – May 2012






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Part history, part memoir, and part cookbook, Fannie’s Last Supper is a wonderfully written story of the book and one man’s quest to create a twelve-course dinner representative of those created by the original readers of Farmer’s 1896 Boston Cooking-School Cook Book.  Leaving no stone unturned, Chris Kimball gives us a real […]

Fannie’s Last Supper: Recreating One Amazing Meal from Fannie Farmer’s ...






Amazon.com Widgets Whether it is a book about understanding dogs, the food system, the history of the AK, or something else, I enjoy reading a vast array of nonfiction. Here are my recently completed volumes, in no particular order: (Beware, it is not a short list.)

Recent Reads … dogs, history, politics, food, and more