Have you ever read any of Jeffrey Steingarten’s books? If not, you should. He’s the food critic for Vogue magazine and appears on the Food Network on occasion. His books are hysterical, irreverent, informative and just delightful.
His writing is kind of New York snarky and he makes no bones about his obsessions. I like to read about other peoples’ obsessions with food, it makes me feel better about my own.
There are recipes scattered throughout, but I am in love with his narrative. He’s written two that I am aware of, both based on his columns in Vogue. If you aren’t a Vogue reader (high fashion just doesn’t suit my barn lifestyle), then you should read his books. I downloaded both of them from ITunes last weekend and spent a very pleasant weekend reading….