Burnt toast makes you sing good: a memoir of food & love from an American Midwest family

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A delicious memoir from the New York Times bestselling author of The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry   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. Brimming with warmth and wit, this book is sure to appeal to Flinn's many fans as well as readers of Marcus Samuelsson, Ruth Reichl, and Julie Powell.
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Grouping Title burnt toast makes you sing good a memoir of food and love from an american midwest family
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subject_facet Cookbooks, Cooking -- Psychological aspects, Cooking, American -- Midwestern style, Cooks -- United States -- Biography, Family-owned business enterprises -- California -- San Francisco -- Biography, Farm life -- Michigan -- Biography, Flinn, Kathleen -- Family, Moving, Household -- Biography, Swedish Americans -- Biography
title_display Burnt toast makes you sing good : a memoir of food and love from an American Midwest family
title_full Burnt toast makes you sing good : a memoir of food & love from an American Midwest family [electronic resource] Flinn, Kathleen,, Burnt toast makes you sing good : a memoir of food and love from an American Midwest family / Kathleen Flinn
title_short Burnt toast makes you sing good :
title_sub a memoir of food & love from an American Midwest family
topic_facet Cookbooks, Cooking, Cooking, American, Cooks, Family, Family-owned business enterprises, Farm life, Flinn, Kathleen, Midwestern style, Moving, Household, Psychological aspects, Swedish Americans