Cooking for Gracie: The Making of a Parent from Scratch

Cooking for Gracie: The Making of a Parent from Scratch

Keith Dixon

A touching, insightful and uplifting memoir, whole with greater than forty recipes, that recounts a 12 months within the lifetime of a brand new mother or father studying to prepare dinner for three.

Keith Dixon’s ardour used to be cooking. For years, he sustained himself via tricky days by way of dreaming concerning the lavish recipes he used to be going to aim while he acquired home—Thai curries, Indian raitas, Sichuan noodles. All that modified whilst his daughter, Gracie, used to be born 5 weeks early, at simply 4 kilos. Keith and his spouse, Jessica, tailored to existence with a child as all mom and dad do: strolling round in a snooze disadvantaged haze, attempting to bond with Gracie and meet the wishes of this new individual of their lives—all whereas facing the overpowering worry that they have been going to catastrophically fail of their new roles. After Gracie turned part of their relatives, Keith now not had time to prepare dinner the way in which he as soon as knew; while he did locate time to make anything, he realized the demanding method that his daughter woke simply to the best kitchen noise, and shortly learned that if he sought after his relatives to devour good, he used to be going to need to discover ways to cook dinner far and wide again.
Based on 3 renowned articles within the New York Times, Cooking for Gracie is a memoir of the 1st yr of Gracie’s existence, as Keith learns to cook dinner for three—discovering what it skill to be a father whereas nonetheless conserving directly to what made him who he used to be earlier than his daughter got here alongside. Keith and Jessica’s hilarious and poignant struggles to regulate to existence with a baby will resonate with new mom and dad; foodies’ mouths will water over the tempting nutrients Keith creates; novice chefs will snort at his missteps within the kitchen—and it’s simply most unlikely to not fall in love with the cute Gracie.
A significantly acclaimed novelist, Keith Dixon displays on foodstuff, parenting, and cooking with either humor and reverence, and stocks the scrumptious, obtainable mother or father- and family-friendly recipes he stumbled on alongside the way in which. fantastically written and compulsively readable, Cooking for Gracie is an impossible to resist and unforgettable tale, for foodies and oldsters alike, of a relatives of 3 studying to discover their manner together
KEITH DIXON has been at the employees of the New York instances for seventeen years. he's additionally the writer of 2 novels: The paintings of Losing—which got starred experiences in either Kirkus and Booklist and used to be named “Editor’s selection” through the Philadelphia Inquirer—and Ghostfires, named one of many 5 most sensible first novels of 2004 by way of Poets & Writers magazine.

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