Midwest Book Review, December 2011 From how 'soul food' expanded African American culture to how a cook changed from a recipe-follower to a cook operating on instinct and personal knowledge, this is packed with deliciously intriguing discussions of all types of foods, trends, and personal experiences and is a 'must' for literary and culinary collections alike. Tucson Citizen, 1/6/12 This collection has something to please the tastes of almost every reader.
San Francisco Book Review, 1/14/12 Holly Hughes has gathered up some of the industry s finest culinary-inspired stories and essays in this year s dish: a real farmer s market of variety here There is sure to be something to satisfy every palate, from novice to connoisseur No overwhelming aftertaste here, just a smoothly savoring sampler. WomanAroundTown.com, 12/26/11 A compendium of all that s new and exciting for lovers of delicious cuisine. Essays on the joys of frying, what the rich and the poor buy and why, and some delightful guilty pleasures make this paperback ideal reading for those with good taste. "show more