Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday (18)

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme that was created by Breaking the Spine to spotlight a blogger's eagerly anticipated new books.

For this Waiting on Wednesday, I picked Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley.

Release Date: April 2, 2013

Book Summary: (From "A vibrant, food-themed memoir from beloved indie cartoonist Lucy Knisley. Lucy Knisley loves food. The daughter of a chef and a gourmet, this talented young cartoonist comes by her obsession honestly. In her forthright, thoughtful, andfunny memoir, Lucy traces key episodes in her life thus far, framed by what she was eating at the time and lessons learned about food, cooking, and life. Each chapter is bookended with an illustrated recipe—many of them treasured family dishes, and a few of them Lucy's original inventions. A welcome read for anyone who ever felt more passion for a sandwich than is strictly speaking proper, Relish is abook for our time: it invites the reader to celebrate food as a connection to our bodies and a connection to the earth, rather than an enemy, a compulsion, or a consumer product.

My Thoughts: I love cooking. I find it to be very relaxing. So for me, because this book combines my love of cooking and my love of comics (not usually thrown together), I think it will be a good read for me. Maybe I'll learn some great new recipes in the process!

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