Baking as Biography

Baking as Biography

A Life Story in Recipes

Book - 2010
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Hidden among the simple lists of ingredients and directions for everyday foods are surprising stories. In Baking as Biography, Diane Tye considers her mother's recipe collection, reading between the lines of the aging index cards to provide a candid and nuanced portrait of one woman's life as mother, minister's wife, and participant in local Maritime women's networks.
Publisher: Montréal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2010
ISBN: 9780773537255
Branch Call Number: 641.5 TYE 2010 22
Characteristics: xiv, 268 p. : ill


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jdaigle3 Jun 04, 2013

A very interesting idea, but presented in an awkward manner. There were at least a dozen typos, some serious, that made it frustrating to read. Still, I continued reading and found the ideas and theories Tye presented to be quite spot on and very relevant for us Maritime folk.

Nov 30, 2010

Idea for mom's book

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