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The Commonsense Kitchen

500 Recipes Plus Lessons for a Hand-Crafted Life

By Tom Hudgens

6-7/8 x 9-1/2 in; 608 pp;
2-color illustrations
Hardcover
July 2010
ISBN 9780811872225
ISBN10 081187222X

SKU# 9780811872225

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Every once in a while a cookbook comes along that is at once so useful and so spirited you can imagine it becoming a kitchen staple. The Commonsense Kitchen is such a book. And it's from an unusual source: one of the toughest colleges to get into...
The Commonsense Kitchen


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The Commonsense Kitchen

Every once in a while a cookbook comes along that is at once so useful and so spirited you can imagine it becoming a kitchen staple. The Commonsense Kitchen is such a book. And it's from an unusual source: one of the toughest colleges to get into in the United States, Deep Springs is an organic farm, school, and working cattle ranch in the high desert of the Sierra Nevada. This general cookbook has more than 500 recipes for delicious, honest staples and sassy regional specialties such as Red Chile Enchiladas and Mama Nell's Kentucky Bourbon Balls. What's more, this book features amazing food as well as lessons in life skills, from the proper way to wash dishes to how to make homemade soap. The Commonsense Kitchen is equally at home on the shelf of an urban foodie or a rural home cook.

 

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6-7/8 x 9-1/2 in; 608 pp;
2-color illustrations
Hardcover
July 2010
ISBN 9780811872225
ISBN10 081187222X
Tom Hudgens attended and cooked at Deep Springs Ranch, Chez Panisse, and Liberty Café in San Francisco. He teaches at College of Marin and lives in the San Francisco Bay area.

Media Reviews

If any of this year's cookbooks is headed for dog-eared longevity, complete with tomato-sauce splatters and flour-dustings, it's Tom Hudgens' "The Commonsense Kitchen." ...As appropriate for beginning cooks as it is for those with more experience, this one will stick around your kitchen for years. -- Denver Post, Best Cookbooks of 2010

Denver Post2010-12-01 00:00:00