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The Rituals of Dinner: The Origins, Evolution, Eccentricities and Meaning of Table Manners
3.77
really liked it
This is where I found out about exo- and endo- cannibals (one kind eats his enemies, the other kind eats his friends), and the French Fourteenths (did ...more
Apr 2005
Jul 27, 2007
 
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals
4.17
it was amazing
This book mostly made me extremely curious about mushrooms. Apparently they are the most mysterious things EVER. They can't manufacture food energy ph ...more
Mar 2008
Feb 25, 2008
 
In the Company of Mushrooms: A Biologist's Tale
4.09
it was amazing
I wouldn't call myself a field-guide aficionado, but this guy's passionate love of mushrooms is extremely contagious. I sort-of wanted to give this bo ...more
May 19, 2008
May 04, 2008
 
Julie and Julia: 365 Days, 524 Recipes, 1 Tiny Apartment Kitchen: How One Girl Risked Her Marriage, Her Job, and Her Sanity to Master the Art of Living
3.68
liked it
I guess I had the same complaints as a lot of other people when I started reading this book. Julie Powell seemed like such a whiny, petty little brat! ...more
Sep 30, 2009
Aug 10, 2009
 
Eating Animals
4.19
it was amazing
I wasn’t sure what to expect when I picked up Eating Animals. I’d really enjoyed Everything is Illuminated after hearing Foer read from it at a tiny b ...more
Jan 21, 2011
Nov 17, 2010
 
The Gastronomical Me
4.23
it was amazing
I loved this book like anyone should love a person -- not for being perfect, but for being so completely, beautifully human.
Feb 2008
Feb 10, 2008
 
The Picnic Book
4.00
liked it
None
Oct 2005
May 23, 2009
 
Wild Raspberries
3.86
liked it
None
not set
May 23, 2009
 
Clambake
3.65
really liked it
None
Apr 2005
May 19, 2008
 
Nature's Garden: A Guide to Identifying, Harvesting, and Preparing Edible Wild Plants
4.50
really liked it
None
Jan 21, 2013
Feb 02, 2013
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