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From My Mother's Kitchen: Recipes and Reminiscences

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a cook book...From My Mother's Kitchen: Recipes and Reminiscences
Unknown Binding, 304 pages
Published January 1st 1979 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Caroline
Sep 21, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I read this, bit by bit, at the kitchen table while enjoying (?) solitary meals. It is a wonderful reminiscence, and evocation of a time and place -- rising middle-class urban Jewish life after WW II. The recipes are excellent, and the food delicious -- but the time and fussing it takes to prepare them! It is a chronicle of a life in service to the consumption of food by others, leading to a perhaps unsavory mix of subservience and domination, love and guilt. But there are pleasures, too, in suc ...more
Susan
Mar 18, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Fun to read, recipes not quite my style
Elizabeth
Aug 08, 2011 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorite-books
Classic kitchen memoir.
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Mimi Sheraton was born in New York. In 1975 she became the food critic for the New York Times. She held that position for 8 years after which she became the food critic for Time magazine.

She now freelances for New York Times, Vanity Fair, Food and Wine, and other magazines.
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