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Tyler
Dec 26, 2016 Tyler rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2016-in-books
Lovely. I've read a lot of books about food this year. I think the memoirs about food are my favorite though. I love the way people write about food and how they experience it and love it. I find myself connecting with the author and the stories so vividly...like Ephron's books food is so important. Obviously Ruthi Reichl KNOWS food so that's why she writes about it so well but her journey is so fascinating too. I have read many of her food reviews, but her first book I read was her novel Delici ...more
Caroline
May 29, 2012 Caroline rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was a total stunner. I fell right into it and loved each delicious story. It made me hungry, made me want to go back to France, and it made me want to cook and eat delicious food all day long. If you enjoy food and you have a soul at all, you will love this.
Tina
Sep 24, 2008 Tina rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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This was a re-read for me. I liked the book more the second time through. Reichl has led quite an extraordinary life. My quips with the book remain the same as last time. I felt the first half of the book was very strong, then the second half was more disjointed. I had a harder time keeping track of Reichl as she moved from coast to coast. I also missed some of the characters we met, and wondered why we did not learn more about them. Her focus was rightly on her mother, but I would have liked to ...more
Linda
“Tender at the Bone” by Ruth Reichl was a charming book that we read as part of a cooking theme for a local book club. Along with learning about Ruth as a young girl, you are also treated to an array of recipes which are a consequence of her memories of when she was growing up. Her stories are not always happy reflections. Ruth’s mother was a terrible cook who according to Ruth came close to poisoning her guests many times over.
This is a delightful read and it will make you smile, re-think your
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Rachel Pruchno
May 10, 2014 Rachel Pruchno rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Poignant, thoughtful book that combines the best of memoir and food. An interesting approach to explaining how mental illness affects families.
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A delicous autobiography, told through memorable food.
Chris
Jun 16, 2012 Chris rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: memoir
A pleasure to read.
Lisa
Jan 22, 2011 Lisa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Jane Krier
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Suchadiva
Dec 23, 2011 Suchadiva marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: culinary
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