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Amanda Hesser
AMANDA HESSER has been a food columnist and editor at The New York Times for more than a decade. She is the author of "The Essential New York Times Cookbook," the award-winning "Cooking for Mr. Latte" and "The Cook and the Gardener," and editor of the essay collection "Eat, Memory." Hesser is... show more

AMANDA HESSER has been a food columnist and editor at The New York Times for more than a decade. She is the author of "The Essential New York Times Cookbook," the award-winning "Cooking for Mr. Latte" and "The Cook and the Gardener," and editor of the essay collection "Eat, Memory." Hesser is also the co-founder of food52.com. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband, Tad Friend, and their two children.
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My Reading Life rated it 10 years ago
A collection of food memories written by published writers and a few chefs. Some are funny, some sad, all engaging. Recipes are included in most. Reading this made me think about how important food is in all of our lives, regardless of race, class, religion, gender. We all have memories of food ...
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miscellaneous debris rated it 11 years ago
Halfway through I'm smitten with this well-edited little book of food stories. Each story is followed by a recipe or two or three that fills out the narrative. So far "Orange Crush", a tale of Tang and longing by Yiyun Li, is my favorite. Julia Child's "The Sauce & the Fury" is brilliant and liv...
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