Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good

Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good

A Memoir of Food and Love From An American Midwest Family

eBook - 2014
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Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, 2014.
ISBN: 9781101624005
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Contents: That's amore
The farm on Coldwater Road
Morels in May
The queen of Mancelona
Playing chicken
Birthday dinner
Pie for radio
Fish stories
Top picker
Deer hunting season
Lemon pie
Paid in eggs
Hill Street blues
Sunshine state
Veterans of foreign wars
Don't tell our parents
How far is heaven.


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PimaLib_HeatherR May 08, 2015

A wonderful memoir about a Midwestern family. It's especially fun to read this memoir if you've read The Sharper the Knife, the Less You Cry or The Kitchen Counter Cooking School by the same author. (And if you haven't, you should!)

Dec 17, 2014

After reading so many books (even though really well-written and mostly fascinating) about incredibly dysfunctional families, it's a relief and restful to read one about an ordinary mid-western family, written with great love and compassion. And recipes!

Oct 08, 2014

Kathleen Flinn is one of the best authors I have read, writing non-fiction books\memoirs. Her stories are and interesting, heart warming, intimate look at family life, with laugh out loud stories. Great memoir with recipes at the end of each chapter. This book is about her family of origin; her growing up years and the influence of family on her love of cooking. This is her third book. Also read her two previous books: the Sharper your Knife, the less you cry about her training at Le Cordon Bleu school of cooking, and Kitchen Counter Cooking Lessons. Don't let the fact that this is non-fiction scare you. It is a delightful, memorable read.


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