Based on the James Beard Award-winning food blog: Born and raised in New York to a food-phobic mother and a food-fanatical father, Elissa Altman grew up at the family table with large Jewish holiday meals, learning early on that fancy is always best. After a childhood spent dining at fine establishments, she devoted her life to all things gastronomical — serving rare game birds at elaborate dinner parties in an apartment so tiny that the guests couldn’t turn around. Then, Elissa met and fell in love with Susan — a frugal, small-town Connecticut Yankee with a devotion to simple living — and it changed her relationship with food — and the people who taught her about it — forever. Told with tender and often hilarious honesty and filled with twenty-six delicious recipes, Poor Man’s Feast is a tale of finding sustenance and peace in a world of excess and inauthenticity, demonstrating how all our stories are inextricably bound up with how we feed ourselves and those we love.
Poor Man’s Feast: A Love Story of Comfort, Desire, and the Art of Simple Cooking
- From the Publisher
May 19, 2015
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