The Art of Eating in: How I Learned to Stop Spending and Love the Stove
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About the Author
Cathy began cooking at an early age, learning from her parents, who are both avid cooks and adventurous eaters. She studied creative writing at Emerson College. She has written for The Huffington Post, Time Out NY online, and various small online magazines, and has a feature article in Edible Brooklyn. She has hosted, competed in, or served as a judge at numerous cook-offs in NYC and participated in fundraiser events for Slow Food USA. Cathy has also taught cooking classes at Garden of Eve, a Long Island based farm.
-Julie Powell, author of Julie and Julia "In total, this book is really one woman's coming of age novel, with recipes, a sort of Portrait of the Artist as a Young Cook."
-Robert Sietsema, restaurant critic for The Village Voice The Art of Eating In (hardcover) inspired the Huffington Post's "Week Of Eating In" and earned author Cathy Erway a "Ladies We Love" distinction from Ladies Home Journal "The Top 10 Eccentric Brooklyn Food Personalities of 2010"
-Eater.com "Deserves a toast."
-USA Today "Another good book born from a blog [...] It is, as food critic Robert Sietsema writes in his introduction, a 'Portrait of the Artist as a Young Cook, ' an insight into Brooklyn's youth culture. And it looks -- breakups, tiny kitchens and all -- like fun."
-Los Angeles Times "Those who loved Food, Inc. will delight in Brooklyn blogger Cathy Erway's new book The Art of Eating In-a yearlong account of getting familiar with her stove."
-Daily Candy "Erway's journey is one of a young artist finding herself, as a cook, as a member of several interesting communities, as a family member, and as a writer."
-Bookslut.com "Erway is up for just about any food-related adventure [...] And the recipes will have readers racing to their stoves."
-Publishers Weekly "Most remarkable is not the fact that she made it that long without eating out [...] Rather, it's how appealing and simple the author makes it seem. [...] the author gleefully mixes and sautTs through life, making you want to grab a spoon and help. Like a great dinner party, Erway's memoir is full of fabulous food and engaging conversation."
-Kirkus "Follow along on Cathy Erway's culinary adventure; not to the latest celebrated restaurant, but to her own kitchen where she finds something even more important than just better food-she finds herself."
-Giulia Melucci, author of I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti "Cathy offers practical yet creative advice for living a frugal, healthier and smarter lifestyle with her tales from the kitchen. She also shares entertaining stories about the characters she has encountered through her culinary adventures - I'll never look at the weeds in my yard the same way again."
-Heather Lauer, author of Bacon: A Love Story "Cathy Erway is my blog Yoda, and spiritual sister in the pursuit of home cooking. For a whole generation of folks raised on take out, here's your essential new guide on HOW and WHY to rock your mealtime, old school."
-Lucinda Scala Quinn, author of Mad Hungry: Feed Men & Boys and Executive Food Director, Martha Stewart Omnimedia "The ESPN of indie cook-offs is Ms. Erway's blog, Not Eating Out in New York. It provides listings and recaps of local events, and a thoughtful take on the alternative food scene."
-The New York Times