Home Cooking and More Home Cooking (2008, 2004)


Set of Laurie Colwin's Beloved Home Cooking and More Home Cooking in Matching Softcover Bindings

Colwin, Laurie. Home Cooking and More Home Cooking. New York: Perennial, 2008, 2004.

Octavo. Paper Wrappers. Later softcover editions.

Later softcover editions of Laurie Colwin's beloved memoirs pondering the joys and complexities of cooking at home. Tragically felled by an aortic aneurysm at just 48 years old, Laurie Colwin nevertheless established herself as one of the most talented food writers of all time. Unpretentious and relatable, Colwin strove to find the life lessons in everyday kitchen endeavors. "Witty and weighty, Home Cooking is a culinary companion as comfortable beside your bed as your cooker. It has an essay for everyone who loves to eat and demonstrates that home is where the heart is--and the stomach happiest" (The Guardian). The first editions were published in 1988 and 1993 respectively. Just a couple of very faint spots to wrappers. An about-fine set.

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