Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good

Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good

Book Club Set - 10 Copies : A Memoir With Recipes From An American Family

Book - 2015
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In this family history interwoven with recipes, Kathleen Flinn returns readers to the mix of food and memoir beloved by readers of her bestselling The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry. Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good explores the very beginnings of her love affair with food and its connection to home. It is the story of her midwestern childhood, its memorable home cooks, and the delicious recipes she grew up with. Flinn shares tales of her parents' pizza parlor in San Francisco, where they sold Uncle Clarence's popular oven-fried chicken, as well as recipes for the vats of chili made by her former army cook Grandpa Charles, fluffy Swedish pancakes from Grandma Inez, and cinnamon rolls for birthday breakfasts. Through these dishes, Flinn came to understand how meals can be memories, and how cooking can be a form of communication.
Publisher: Penguin Group USA 2015
Edition: Book Club Set - 10 copies
ISBN: 9780143127697
0143127691
Branch Call Number: Book Club Set
Characteristics: xii, 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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