How to Cook a Moose

Kate Christensen

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ISBN: 9781934031476

How to Cook a Moose

  Author:   Kate Christensen    
  Publisher:  Islandport Press

Inspired by her move from Brooklyn to Maine, as well as the slow-food, buy-local movement that has re-energized sustainable farming, bestselling author Kate Christensen turns her blockbuster talent to telling the story of the hardship and happiness that has sustained her adopted home through thick and thin, as demonstrated through the staple foods of the region. Using a candid blend of humour, insight, culinary knowledge, and taste for rugged adventure, Christensen shares personal insights and takes readers on a journey into the lives and landscapes of the farmers, fishermen, hunters, chefs, and families who harvest or produce delicious, healthful food. She also details the history of food in the region and the secrets to cultivating her own sources of joy. The result is a mouthwatering literary stew that combines the magic ingredients of love, personal appetites, hard labour, history, and original recipes.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781934031476
Item ISL074
PublisherIslandport Press
PublisherIslandport Press
Published onApril 30 2017
Language eng
Pages 298
Format Paperback
Dimensions9(in) x 6(in)
Shipping weight469(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Kate Christensen is the author, most recently, of Blue Plate Special: An Autobiography of My Appetites, as well as six previous novels, including The Epicure's Lament and The Great Man, which won the 2008 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. She writes about food, drink, life, and books for numerous publications. She blogs about food and life in New England at katechristensen.net. She splits her time between her homes in Portland, Maine, and the White Mountains of New Hampshire.