July Foodies Read

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Welcome to July Foodies Read

The winner of the drawing from all the entries in May and June is Wendy for her Black and White Chocolate Cake.     Wendy will have a choice of books.

Death, Taxes, and a Chocolate Cannoli (Tara Holloway, #9)Death, Taxes, and a Chocolate Cannoli by Diane Kelly

“He’s no Tony Soprano. Still, local crime boss Giustino “Tino” Fabrizio is one shady character that Tara would love to see behind bars. He operates a security business—or so he claims on his tax forms—but his clients don’t feel so secure when it’s time to pay up. Problem is, no one can get close enough to nail this wiseguy for extortion. No one, that is, except Tara…

Going undercover, Tara lands a waitress job at Benedetta’s Bistro—which is owned and operated by Tino’s wife. Being surrounded by cream-filled cannolis could be hazardous to Tara’s waistline…even though the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, right?”

Homegrown in the Ozarks: Mountain Meals and MemoriesHomegrown in the Ozarks: Mountain Meals and Memories by Rolland Love

“Growing up, Rolland Love roamed the Ozark Mountains, floated its rivers, and provided food for the family. “We grew vegetables, hunted game, and enjoyed the rivers’ bounty,” he says. “We were self-sufficient. And there was no need to travel, we already lived in paradise.”

You’ll find:

Fried sweet corn and peppers
Grandma’s chicken ‘n’ dumplin’s
Jefferson Davis pie
Huckleberry hotcakes
Soft-shell turtle soup
Pawpaw and black walnut cookies

Homegrown in the Ozarks contains Ozarks nostalgia, as well as recipes for traditional home-cookin’ favorites, truly capturing the flavor of the region.”

Hometown Appetites: The Story of Clementine Paddleford, the Forgotten Food Writer Who Chronicled How America AteHometown Appetites: The Story of Clementine Paddleford, the Forgotten Food Writer Who Chronicled How America Ate by Kelly Alexander

 

“In Hometown Appetites, an award-winning food writer and a leading university archivist come together to revive the legacy of the most important food writer you have never heard of. Clementine Paddleford was a Kansas farm girl who grew up to chronicle America’s culinary habits. Her weekly readership at the New York Herald Tribune topped 12 million during the 1950s and 1960s and she earned a salary of $250,000. Yet twenty years after America’s best known food editor passed away, she had been forgotten until now”

 


We will have a winner for just the entries in July.  The person chosen by the random number generator will have their choice of the two remaining books from above and:

My French Family Table: Recipes for a Life Filled with Food, Love, and Joie de VivreMy French Family Table: Recipes for a Life Filled with Food, Love, and Joie de Vivre by Béatrice Peltre

“In her signature style of blending classically French dishes with exotic, modern twists, Peltre offers up recipes for each meal of the day plus the traditional French goûter (afternoon snack), as well as food that she cooks and especially loves to share with her daughter, Lulu.
Peltre ups the ante on what gluten-free foods can be—incredibly tasty, beautiful, and nourishing. Whole grains, colorful produce, spices, and creative use of ingredients abound. Peltre’s bright photography, impeccable styling, and sweet storytelling bring the book to life. All these elements come together to create an inspiring collection of recipes for feeding a family and feeding them well.”


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