The Little Women Cookbook: Novel Takes on Classic Recipes from Meg, Jo, Beth, Amy and Friends (Hardcover)
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Join the March family for joyous Christmas breakfasts, lovely lunches, scrumptious desserts, and more!
You already adore the story of these four sisters who, with little means, find their own paths in a tale full of laughter, love, loss, and family. Now, experience Louisa May Alcott’s classic novel in an entirely new and delightful way—as a cookbook.
You’ll learn to make ice cream with Meg, molasses candy with Jo, baked squash with Beth, pickled limes with Amy, and so much more. For a creative twist, these delicious step-by-step recipes are adapted from vintage Civil War-era cookbooks for the modern kitchen.
A perfect gift for Little Women fans everywhere, the book is packed with beautiful color photographs, timeless illustrations, favorite passages, historical trivia, and additional commentary by the authors, founders of 36 Eggs, the literary food blog.
About the Author
Jenne Bergstrom was raised by two summer camp directors but spent all her time reading instead of being outdoors. She went to a tiny one-room schoolhouse in a charming mountain town but always dreamed of living in a glamorous big city. Nowadays, she lives in a tiny tiny house in "big city" San Diego, CA, and runs a library in yet another charming mountain town. She is the co-founder of the literary culinary blog 36eggs.com, where they recreate foods and experiences from favorite books. Her favorite Little Women character is Aunt March. Miko Osada is a librarian for kids and teens, in a suburb just east of San Diego. She lives with her wife and three cats, Figgy, Piggy, and Squeazle. Miko is the cocreator of 36eggs.com. Little Women was one of her favorite stories growing up, and she owns four copies of the book--two in Japanese (her first language) and two in English. Miko is a proud member of Slytherin House, and the March sister she relates to most is Amy.
"A joy to simply browse through and ideal for planning truly memorable meals with, the Little Women Cookbook is an engagingly unique and unreservedly recommended addition to . . . cookbook collections."
— Midwest Book Review
"Obsessed with Louisa May Alcott's book Little Women and the sweet bond between the March sisters? Now you can feel like part of the family with The Little Women Cookbook. . ."