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Burnt toast makes you sing good [GRPL Book Club] : a memoir of food and love from an American Midwest family / Kathleen Flinn.

Burnt toast makes you sing good [GRPL Book Club] : a memoir of food and love from an American Midwest family

Flinn, Kathleen, author. (Author).

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Main Book Club 641.5977 F646b (Text) 31307021955234 Book Club Checked out 11/29/2018
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Main Book Club 641.5977 F646b (Text) 31307022365748 Book Club Checked out 01/17/2019

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780670015443 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 067001544X (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780143127697 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xii, 267 pages : illustrations, genealogical tables ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Viking, a member of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, 2014.

Content descriptions

General Note: If you would like to request available book club copies, please call 988-5400.
Subtitle in pre-publication: Recipes of love, loss, and adventure from an American Midwest family.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-266) and index of recipes.
Formatted Contents Note: That's amore -- The farm on Coldwater Road -- Morels in May -- The queen of Mancelona -- Playing chicken -- Birthday dinner -- Pie for radio -- Fish stories -- Top picker -- Deer hunting season -- Lemon pie -- Paid in eggs -- Hill Street blues -- Danke -- Sunshine state -- Veterans of foreign wars -- Don't tell our parents -- Dollhouse -- How far is heaven.
Summary, etc.: A family history with recipes--a mix of food and memoir--Flinn offers a flavorful tale spanning three generations. From a Route 66 trek to San Francisco to their Michigan farm to the shores of Florida, humor and adventure defines her family even in the worst of times. You'll savor Uncle Clarence's divine corn-flake-crusted fried chicken, Grandpa Charles' spicy San Antonio chili and her grandmother's birthday-only cinnamon rolls. Through these flavors, Flinn came to understand how meals can be memories and cooking can be communication. Brimming with warmth and wit, readers will delight in this revealing look at a family that just might resemble your own. From publisher description.
Subject: Cooking, American > Midwestern style.
Flinn, Kathleen > Family.
Cooks > United States > Biography.
Genre: Cookbooks.

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