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The kitchen whisperers : cooking with the wisdom of our friends / Dorothy Kalins ; [foreword by Danny Meyer].

Kalins, Dorothy, (author.). Meyer, Danny, (writer of foreword.).

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  • 0 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 0 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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3 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library 641.3 KAL (Text) 33500013468087 New On holds shelf -
Detroit Lakes Public Library 641.3 KAL (Text) 33500013468079 New On holds shelf -

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  • ISBN: 9780063001640
  • ISBN: 0063001640
  • Physical Description: xiii, 290 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, [2021]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-290).
Summary, etc.:
"A beautifully written tribute to the people who teach us to cook and guide our hands in the kitchen, by the founding editor of Saveur"-- Provided by publisher.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2021 August #1
    *Starred Review* The founding editor of Metropolitan Home and Saveur and an avowed foodie, Kalins digs deep into memories and sessions with internationally known chefs (e.g., the late Marcella Hazan) to uncover the answers to "what, exactly, are the secrets of great kitchen work?" Her whisperers are many of the gurus she's featured in magazine pages as well as the authors she's worked with on book concepts and production. That kind of access to top kitchen talent is invaluable, and Kalins shares her learnings with readers. Some findings are tactical in nature, like don't overknead or overwork biscuits and let apricots stew overnight. Others are more cerebral and often encased in a quotable quote: "Preserving captures the essence of a place in a jar." Or the theory of implied endorsement, "If a known cook takes a workaround, I can too." Recipes are somewhat helter skelter, embedded into the narrative. The ultimate reward is when Kalins acts as whisperer to her stepdaughter Sandrine and sees her wisdom passed on. Beautifully written, thoughtful content that mirrors our current mindfulness movement. Copyright 2021 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Cooking.
Genre: Cookbooks.

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