This excerpt from Notes On A Banana: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Manic Depression, shows how the author came to find his true love and fall in love again with food.
David was surprised when a virtual stranger cooked a meal for him from his book, making him judge, jury, and guest of honor.
Corn dogs, that ubiquitous county fair food, played a crucial, almost divine role, in keeping David alive during a detour in Dallas. Recipe included.
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A cheat sheet containing all our best Thanksgiving recipes and troubleshooting tips. And, yes, there’s pie.
Cheese straws that marry a cute form with a nonbreakable function. And that’s to say nothing of the rich, cheesy flavor.
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“Brilliant.” “Simply astounding!” “Sublime.” “Perfect.” That’s what folks are saying about this avocado sorbet recipe.
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David brags about his latest harvest and expresses dismay at blight and Japanese beetles and creepers and other garden horrors.
Depressed, David turns to bread making and finds that dough holds no grudges, turning out lovely even after the worst of manglings.
David surprises himself and all of us by trying something that’s actually healthful—quinoa. His response surprised us all even more.
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This tactful treatise is David Leite’s attempt to school the rest of us on the right way to communicate with a fat person.