Thommy Ford Reads

A blog by the staff of the Thomas Ford Memorial Library

Relish by Lucy Knisley

In her Alex Award winning book Relish: My Life in the Kitchen, artist and writer Lucy Knisley tells stories from her life accompanied by the food that played such a … Continue reading

June 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

50 Great Cookbooks at Thomas Ford – Week 50

With this review, we complete our year-long effort to highlight our great collection of cookbooks. You can see all of the book covers and access reviews through this Pinterest board. … Continue reading

December 16, 2012 · Leave a comment

50 Great Cookbooks at Thomas Ford – Week 49

Who needs main dishes when we have sides? Some of these Southern dishes would be welcome at upcoming holiday gatherings. Fred Thompson’s Southern Sides: 250 Dishes That Really Make the … Continue reading

December 9, 2012 · Leave a comment

50 Great Cookbooks at Thomas Ford – Week 48

Instead of homemade cookies, you could give homemade pickles, crackers, or salsa this Christmas. The Homemade Pantry: 101 Foods You Can Stop Buying & Start Making by Alana Chernila (641.5 … Continue reading

December 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

50 Great Cookbooks at Thomas Ford – Week 47

Are you preparing new dishes during the holidays? Uncertain what the recipes require? This handy book may help. How to Break an Egg: 1,453 Kitchen Tips, Food Fixes, Emergency Substitutions, … Continue reading

November 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

50 Great Cookbooks at Thomas Ford – Week 46

Fresh breads are particularly nice in cold weather. Artisan Bread at Home with the Culinary Institute by Eric Kastel and Cathy Charles (641.8 KAS) What kind of cookbook is Artisan … Continue reading

November 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

50 Great Cookbooks at Thomas Ford – Week 45

Our cooking magazines may be more popular than our cookbooks. Everyday Food: from the Kitchens of Martha Stewart Living (magazine) What kind of cookbook is it? This monthly magazine specializes … Continue reading

November 11, 2012 · Leave a comment