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Anyway...since I don't have the energy to write anything fabulous today, I'll direct you to a review I have written for Sam Stern's "Get Cooking" Sam is a teenaged chef who writes cookbooks for teenagers. It's a great concept. Did the cookbook meet my expectations?
Head over to Mid-Century Modern Moms to find out.
Here's an excerpt to whet your appetite:
I have two boys, whom I am trying desperately to raise into self-reliant young men. My father is the quintessential fifties husband, who is as helpless today as he was then. He is completely dependant upon my mother and if he survives her, that responsibility will shift to one of his three daughters. For that reason, I am determined not to let my boys reach adulthood without learning the basics of caring for themselves.
Nothing is more basic or more essential than being able to feed one’s self, which is why I love the concept of a cookbook written by a teen, specifically for teens. “Get Cooking” is the third cookbook by 17 year old Sam Stern; a British teen with a passion for food and cooking...