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Outlaw Cook

Outlaw Cook

John Thorne, with Matt Lewis Thorne

North Point Press

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In essays ranging from his earliest cooking lessons in a cold-water walk-up apartment on New York's Lower East Side to opinions both admiring and acerbic on the food writers of the past ten years, John Thorne argues that to eat exactly what you want, you have to make it yourself. Thorne tells us how he learned to cook for himself the foods that he likes best to eat, and following along with him can make you so hungry that his simple, suggestive recipes will inspire you to go into the kitchen and translate your own appetite into your own supper.

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Outlaw Cook

LEARNING TO COOK
THE DISCOVERY OF SLOWNESS




Most of the time when I was a kid, we lived in Fort Bliss, Texas, an army post on the outskirts of El Paso. But as many summers as we could,...

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"This book —part cookbook, part essay collection, part campfire meditation on the joys of slow and simple cooking —occupies a rightful place among the world's celebrated culinary tomes." —Men's Journal

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John Thorne, with Matt Lewis Thorne

John Thorne and Matt Lewis Thorne live in Northampton, Massachusetts, where they publish the food letter Simple Cooking. Their book Pot on the Fire won a James Beard Foundation Book Award.

John Thorne

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John Thorne

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