Simple Cooking

John Thorne

North Point Press

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John Thorne's classic first collection is filled with straightforward eating, home cooking, vigorous opinions, and the gracefully intelligent writing that makes him a cult favorite of people who like to think about food.

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Simple Cooking
IPERSONAL PASSIONSA Cup of Cocoa 
 
Summer on a Maine island means a host of rainy mornings, even days, spent in front of the fireplace. The gray light in the window, the feathery murmur of rain on the roof, the banshee wail of the fog siren down past Doughty's Landing at the naval station, the resonant splash of rainwater tumbling into the rain barrels--the signs were there the moment I woke up, huddled in a bundle of flannel sheets and army blankets. Not a morning to stay in bed--the fog had seeped through the cottage and into the covers--but a morning for a

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John Thorne

John Thorne is a food writer and author of numerous books and essays.  He lives in Northampton, MA.

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Simple Cooking
John Thorne

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
North Point Press
November 1996
e-Book Agency
ISBN: 9781466806641
ISBN10: 1466806648
324 pages
$7.99

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Farrar, Straus and Giroux
North Point Press
November 1996
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780865475045
ISBN10: 0865475040
6 x 9 inches, 324 pages
$24.00
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