The Splendid Table's How to Eat Supper

The Splendid Table's How to Eat Supper

Recipes, Stories, and Opinions From Public Radio's Award-winning Food Show

Book - 2008
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A fresh take on weeknight cooking from The Splendid Table's Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Sally Swift

As loyal listeners know, Lynne and Sally share an unrelenting curiosity about everything to do with food. Their show, The Splendid Table, looks at the role food plays in our lives--inspiring us, making us laugh, nourishing us, and opening us up to the world around us. Now they have compiled all the most trenchant tips, never-fail recipes, and everyday culinary know-how from the program in How to Eat Supper , a kitchen companion unlike any other.

This is no mere cookbook. Like the show, this book goes far beyond the recipe, introducing the people and stories that are shaping America's changing sense of food. We don' t eat, shop, or cook as we used to. Our relationship with food has intensified, become more controversial, richer, more pleasurable, and sometimes more puzzling. How to Eat Supper gives voice to rarely heard perspectives on food--from the quirky to the political, from the grassroots to the scholarly, from the highbrow to the humble--and shows the essential role breaking bread together plays in our world.

How to Eat Supper takes you through a plethora of inviting recipes simple enough to ensure success even if you've never cooked before. And if you are experienced in the kitchen, you' ll find challenging new concepts and dishes to spark your imagination.
Publisher: New York : Clarkson Potter/Publishers, [2008]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9780307346711
Branch Call Number: 641.53 KAS
Characteristics: xii, 338 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Swift, Sally

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brinyurchin
Oct 02, 2011

Everything I've made from this book has been delicious. The recipes are mostly quick, simple and really good. I just made the split pea soup last night and it was so aromatic, hearty and healthy. They have a new book out about cooking on the weekends.

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ssteinwedel
Sep 18, 2009

Lynne Rosetto Kaspar's public radio show The Splendid Table can be heard on over 200 stations across the nation, and her syndicated column How to Eat Supper in more than 700 newspapers.

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