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By Rob Chirico

Mo Rocca, host of "My Grandmother's Ravioli" says: "When lifestyles supplies lemons, make limoncello! Not My Mother's Kitchen is a humorous, loving, and oh so important handbook on meals, family members and survival while your mother is a poor cook."

Serving up a story that's half memoir and half cookbook, acclaimed foodie Rob Chirico stocks his culinary trip after transforming into up with an Italian-American mom who used to be hopeless within the kitchen.

Rob Chirico realized to prepare dinner as a safeguard opposed to his mother’s lousy nutrition. After discover-ing that there has been extra to genuine foodstuff than canned ravioli and frozen greens, he made up our minds to attempt his hand within the kitchen. His memoir offers recipes, cooking thoughts, and assistance he has cultivated over a long time. He blends his professional adventure with a fascinating and funny narrative on growing to be up with suspect meals.

"I used to be howling with laughter and laying off tears of nostalgia on the delicate photos of kinfolk and tradition of the times."
     -- Linda Pelaccio, Culinary Historian and host of "A style of the prior"

"... no mere cookbook. it's a own tale that lovingly and humorously describes the author's culinary coming of age. it's a family's background and it is also American cultural history..."
     -- Michael Stern, writer of Roadfood, Chili country, American Gourmet

“A heartwarming tale of growing to be up in an Italian-American loved ones the place there has been no dearth of affection, yet now not a lot within the method of excellent meals. Thrown in for sturdy degree are lots of recipes, cook’s information, and old anecdotes. It’s a keeper.”
      —Julia della Croce, author, journalist, and cookbook author
 

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