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The Amateur Gourmet by Adam D. Roberts
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Apr 13, 2008

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bookshelves: eats, nonfictions

this book is fun to read, but it didnt really teach me anything about cooking i didnt already know. except where to get my knives sharpened professionally - which i know i am too lazy to do when i can do them here adequately myself. actually, im too lazy to do it myself too. its more about overcoming food attitudes - food aversions, solitary dining, menu anxiety etc., than cooking, but its a fun, quick book if you like to read about food.
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message 1: by Eh?Eh! (last edited Dec 01, 2010 08:51PM) (new)

Eh?Eh! When I lived in Chicago, I stumbled through the solo dining world because I wanted to eateateat and my coworkers were sometimes unadventurous with food (and liked to drink for a couple hours before dinner where I wanted to head straight for the food). I did finally learn to ask to wait for a side table or to sit at the bar instead of being put at a 4-top in the middle of the room.

karen you said "pussies"

message 3: by Eh?Eh! (new)

Eh?Eh! Uh, no I didn't!

karen hmmmm i must have imagined that....

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