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Bon Appétempt : A Coming Of Age Story (with Recipes) (2015)
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Call Number MEMOIRS/641/MORRIS,A


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MemoirsMEMOIRS/641/MORRIS,ADue 03-19-18
Published: New York : Grand Central Publishing, 2015
Edition:  First edition
Description:  xiii, 304 pages ; 21 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9781455549368 (hardcover), 1455549363 (hardcover),
Language:  English




How to toast a cheerio -- All of them had hair of gold -- A tale of two cities -- Not so terrific -- September -- Giving thanks, sort of -- The Saturday boy -- A major in creative writing with a minor in tortured self-reflection in one's journal -- The wrong, long path -- Parasites in my eyes -- The road to Vons is paved with pavement -- Starting from scratch -- Learning on the job -- Call me Ishmael Mealy -- The squeaky wheel gets the engagement ring? -- Food fight -- Food fight, part II -- The joy of cooking -- Great expectations, part II -- A feast of failure -- Arising out of necessity -- Reconsidering the oyster -- There's no cream in pasta carbonara -- Enjoying the process -- Crepes are pronounced krehps and if you make enough of them, you'll get a gateau -- Embrace yourself, avoid canola oil -- Neither magnificent nor abominable -- Bringing it all back home -- Our many lives -- Be careful when hammering your life into shape -- Figuring it out for yourself -- 2013 -- Epilogue

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Bon Appétempt: A Coming-Of-Age Story (with Recipes!)

Bon Appétempt: A Coming-Of-Age Story (with Recipes!) by Amelia Morris, a 30-something “food” blogger, who writes a popular blog by the same title, is full of funny and charming stories in Morris’ distinctive voice. On her popular blog, PBS has produced her videos, she has won a Saveur food blog award, and her blog has been previously recognized as one of TIMES’s 25 Best Blogs of the Year.

Sharing personal observations about her life and family, she reveals relatable family dramas and growing into who you want to be. Full of thoughtful anecdotes, and a variety of recipes, from her mom’s comfort snack of Toasted Cheerios, to a delicious recipe for lemon pasta from her husband, this is a self-aware coming-of-age memoir. I recommend this book to anyone familiar with her Bon Appétempt blog or who likes modern memoirs.
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