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One Big Table

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Former New York Times food columnist Molly O’Neill discusses taking a cross-country road trip to find out what Americans cook at home. Her latest book, One Big Table: 600 Recipes from the Nation's Best Home Cooks, Farmers, Fishermen, Pit-masters, and Chefs, is a celebration of American home cooks and a portrait of what we eat and why. It includes heirloom recipes from communities such as Virginia’s Eastern Shore to New Mexico.

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Comments [6]

Hal from Brooklyn

Sounds like a great book.

Dec. 21 2010 12:59 PM
thatgirlinnewyork from manhattan

columbus restaurants tout "seasonality"??

for a year of my life, i was in columbus on a weekly basis. it has a proliferation of malls and chain restaurants. the sign i needed to leave and never go back was the baffling addition of cheese to an order of sushi i experienced.

not buying this.

Dec. 21 2010 12:56 PM
Ana from NJ

How about the claim that "buffalo chicken wings" are the only true American dish? Since it was created by accident in Buffalo, NY.

Dec. 21 2010 12:51 PM
Mike from Atlanta

Is this Paul O'Neill's sister?

Dec. 21 2010 12:50 PM
Marge

Molly said : There is a split by class in food -- but you didn't let her complete that idea - can we go back to it

Dec. 21 2010 12:49 PM
Cupcake from Brooklyn

Barney's holiday windows pay hommage to contemporary chefs. However, Alice Waters was not included. That really surprised me. Do you have thoughts on that?

Dec. 21 2010 12:48 PM

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