Jam Today Too: The Revolution Will Not Be Catered (Paperback)

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"A book to be savored." --DEBORAH MADISON, author of The New Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone

"Laughing with Tod at her loves and disasters will make you laugh at your own, and keep cooking." --ANNA THOMAS, author of Love Soup and The New Vegetarian Epicure

"Chatty, wise, and terrifically useful, Tod Davies' second serving of Jam makes disaster delicious and success the stuff of everyday life. What a treat to read and eat." --KATE LEBO, author of A Commonplace Book of Pie

Warm, conversational, and exquisitely practical, Davies returns to the Jam Today series to share new recipes from her home kitchen--and stories about her experiences cooking for herself and her friends, family, and pets--during the best and worst of times. Whether she's describing how she set up her kitchen in an RV after a flood, encouraging young feminists to try cooking a baked potato, adapting an M.F.K. Fisher recipe to create "the world's simplest hollandaise sauce," or singing the praises of her favorite local food purveyors, her infectious enthusiasm provides inspiration for everyone from trained chefs to those barely able to scramble an egg.

Featuring advice for omnivores and vegetarians alike about how to eat (and what to prepare) to survive natural disasters, cross-country moves, bereavement, holidays-gone-wrong, and even a spontaneous picnic, Jam Today Too provides all the ingredients for daily feeding of mind, body, and soul.

Tod Davies is the author of Snotty Saves the Day and Lily the Silent, both from The History of Arcadia series, and the cooking memoirs Jam Today: A Diary of Cooking With What You've Got and Jam Today Too: The Revolution Will Not Be Catered. Unsurprisingly, her attitude toward literature is the same as her attitude toward cooking--it's all about working with what you have to find new ways of looking and new ways of being, and in doing so, to rediscover the best of our humanity. Davies lives with her husband and their two dogs, in the alpine valley of Colestin, Oregon, and at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, in Boulder, Colorado.

About the Author


Tod Davies is the author of Snotty Saves the Day and Lily the Silent, both from The History of Arcadia series, and the cooking memoirs Jam Today: A Diary of Cooking With What You've Got and Jam Today Too: The Revolution Will Not Be Catered. Unsurprisingly, her attitude toward literature is the same as her attitude toward cooking--it's all about working with what you have to find new ways of looking and new ways of being, and in doing so, to rediscover the best of our humanity. Davies lives with her husband and their two dogs, in the alpine valley of Colestin, Oregon, and at the foot of the Rocky Mountains, in Boulder, Colorado.

Praise For…


"Just my kind of book. . . . In addition to some great meals made to satisfy desires, needs, whims, or simply to make use of what's at hand, "Jam Today" is a complete pleasure to read."--Deborah Madison, author of Vegetarian Cooking for Everyone


"The spirit of M.F.K. Fisher surely hovers over this book, amused and beguiled by a cook whose prose has the same artful composure, and whose cooking possesses a similar innate sense of style."--John Thorne, author of Serious Pig: An American Cook in Search of His Roots


"I'd just like a refill, please. A second cool, tall glass of 'Jam'"--Maggie Ruggiero, Gather Journal recipe editor and food stylist
Product Details
ISBN: 9781935259251
ISBN-10: 1935259253
Publisher: Exterminating Angel Press
Publication Date: June 10th, 2014
Pages: 258
Language: English
Series: Jam Today