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Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant Confessions of Cooking for One and Dining Alone

ISBN-10: 1594483132

ISBN-13: 9781594483134

Edition: N/A

Authors: Jenni Ferrari-Adler

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In this delightful and much buzzed-about collection of essays, 26 writers and foodies invite readers into their kitchens to reflect on the secret meals they relish when no one else is looking. Part solace, part celebration, part handbook, Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplantoffers a wealth of company, inspiration, and humorand finally, recipes that require no division or subtraction. Featuring essays by: Steve Almond, Jonathan Ames, Jami Attenberg, Laura Calder, Mary Cantwell, Dan Chaon, Laurie Colwin, Laura Dave, Courtney Eldridge, Nora Ephron, Erin Ergenbright, M. F. K. Fisher, Colin Harrison, Marcella Hazan, Amanda Hesser, Holly Hughes, Jeremy Jackson, Rosa Jurjevics, Ben Karlin, Rattawut Lapcharoensap, Beverly Lowry, Haruki Murakami, Phoebe Nobles, Ann Patchett, Anneli Rufus and Paula Wolfert.
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Book details

List price: $15.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/1/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 288
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

Jenni Ferrari-Adler is a graduate of Oberlin College and the University of Michigan, where she received an MFA in fiction. She has worked as a reader for The Paris Review, a bookseller, an egg-seller, and is an agent at Union Literary Agents. Her short fiction has been published in numerous magazines. You can follow her @JenFerrariAdler.

Introduction
Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant
Dinner for One, Please, James
Beans and Me
Single Cuisine
Asparagus Superhero
Thanks, but No Thanks
The Legend of the Salsa Rosa
Eating Alone
Making Soup in Buffalo
Que Sera Sarito: An (Almost) Foolproof Plan to Never Ever Eat Alone Again
The Year of Spaghetti
Out to Lunch
Dining Alone
A Is for Dining Alone
Eggs Over Uneasy
Protective Measures
Table for One
Wild Chili
White-on-White Lunch for When No One Is Looking
Luxury
My Favorite Meal for One
The Lonely Palate
How to Cook in a New York Apartment
Potatoes and Love: Some Reflections
Instant Noodles
Food Nomad
Contributors
Permissions Acknowledgments
Acknowledgments