A Reading List

What I’m reading, rereading or hoping to read soon:

Baking From My Home to Yours by Dorie Greenspanbook_baking_v1.jpg
The Kitchen Diaries by Nigel Slater (so gorgeous, I want to climb into his kitchen and never leave)
book_nigel_v.jpg
CONVERSATIONS WITH WENDELL BERRY
trying to read in Swedish books by poet/novelist Charlotte Brady
MANGEZ-Moi by Agnes Desarthe
Deux Fois Par Semaine de Christine Orban
MARCUS SAMUELSSON’S The Soul of a New Cuisine.
SERIOUS PIG: AN AMERICAN COOK IN SEARCH OF HIS ROOTS by John Thorne and Matt Lewis Thorne
Poems by Derek Walcott
Hot, Sour, Salty, Sweet by Jeffrey Alford and Naomi Duguid (I have never cooked from this book, but it is so beautiful I have to always have it within touching distance)
book_hot_v.jpg
The Alexandria Quartet (I don’t know why, but summer always draws me back to Justine and Co.)

justine.jpg
Slouching Towards Bethlehem (everything by Joan Didion)
Jamaica Kincaid: Annie John and Lucy
All of M.F.K. Fisher
A Year in the World by Frances Mayes
Jim Harrison, especially The Raw and The Cooked: Adventures of a Roving Gourmand, Off to the Side, and Dalva. And Jim’s most recent book, Returning to Earth.
The Known World Edward P.Jones
The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls
The Belly of Paris/Le Ventre de Paris by ZOLA
ZADIE SMITH’S The Autograph Man
Logan Ward’s See You In A Hundred Years:Four Seasons in Forgotten America
Gastronomica: The Journal of Food and Culture (gastronomica.org)
Cowgirl Cuisine by Paul Disbrowe (check out the Horse Trader salsa)
My Love Affair with Southern Cooking by Jean Anderson (October 2007)
Julia Reed’s The House on First Street (can’t wait to settle in with a Pimm’s Cup, preferably at the Napolean House, and read about her adventures with the Jefferson County Sherriffs)
Free Food For Millionaires by Min Jin Lee
I Like You by Amy Sedaris (Check out her 30 easy step-by-steps for the Perfect Party Cake or gather your friends for Ladies’ Night, you’ll be in for a surprise, or check out her layered Cold Cut Cake)
The Pulpwood Queens’ Tiara-Wearing, Book-Sharing Guide to Life (January 2008) by Kathy L. Patrick
The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry by Kathleen Flinn
I’m waiting for OUTLAW CUISINE.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *