Book Review: Relish by Lucy Knisley

Relish is illustrator Lucy Knisley’s tribute to her love of food. Her food stories are told comic book style through lively, fun panels. Daughter of a food critic and a gourmet chef, she recounts a childhood in the kitchen, and family trips abroad including Mexico and Japan. It’s clear she grew up with the privilege […]


Book Review: Making Piece: Love, Loss and Pie by Beth Howard

That’s right this book is by Harlequin, maker of romance novels. What of it? I’m secure. “Making Piece” is a memoir of a difficult time for author, Beth Howard. She was married to a man who in her eyes was obsessed with work. They at times lived in separate states (her in Texas, him in […]

Eat & Run by Scott Jurek Review + Quinoa Porridge Recipe

Eat & Run by Scott Jurek with Steve Friedman As a runner, books like Scott Jurek’s Eat & Run are inspiring. He’s one of the winningest ultramarathoners (any run over 26.2 miles) in the world including the Spartathlon (153 miles), Badwater (135 miles, twice), and Western States (100 miles, 7 times) and happens to be […]