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Blood, Bones & Butter - The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef

Gabrielle Hamilton

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Miami Herald • Newsday • The Huffington Post • Financial Times • GQ • Slate • Men's Journal • Washington Examiner • Publishers Weekly • Kirkus Reviews • National Post • The Toronto Star • BookPage • Bookreporter "I wanted the lettuce and eggs at room temperature . . . the butter-and-sugar sandwiches we ate after school for snack . . . the marrow bones my mother made us eat as kids that I grew to crave as an adult. . . . There would be no 'conceptual' or 'intellectual' food, just the salty, sweet, starchy, brothy, crispy things that one craves when one is actually hungry. In ecstatic farewell to my years of corporate catering, we would never serve anything but a martini in a martini glass. Preferably gin." Before Gabrielle Hamilton opened her acclaimed New York restaurant Prune, she spent twenty fierce, hard-living years trying to find purpose and meaning in her life. Above all she sought family, particularly the thrill and the magnificence of the one from her childhood that, in her adult years, eluded her. Hamilton's ease and comfort in a kitchen were instilled in her at an early age when her parents hosted grand parties, often for more than one hundred friends and neighbors. The smells of spit-roasted lamb, apple wood smoke, and rosemary garlic marinade became as necessary to her as her own skin. Blood, Bones & Butter follows an unconventional journey through the many kitchens Hamilton has inhabited through the years: the rural kitchen of her childhood, where her adored mother stood over the six-burner with an oily wooden spoon in hand; the kitchens of France, Greece, and Turkey, where she was often fed by complete strangers and learned the essence of hospitality; the soulless catering factories that helped pay the rent; Hamilton's own kitchen at Prune, with its many unexpected challenges; and the kitchen of her Italian mother-in-law, who serves as the link between Hamilton's idyllic past and her ow

Language:

English

Length:

10h 8m


Chapters

Free Sample

04:50

Introduction
Introduction

00:32


Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:52


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:38


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:50


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:23


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

04:45


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

04:35


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

04:18


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:47


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:49


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:30


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:23


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

02:25


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:48


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:55


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

04:32


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:54


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

03:59


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:04


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

04:17


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

04:32


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:40


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:19


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:31


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:43


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

04:13


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

02:59


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

03:23


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

03:51


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

03:32


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

03:18


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:18


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:12


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

04:25


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:55


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

04:08


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

04:01


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

04:07


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

04:37


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

04:38


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

04:29


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

03:41


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

02:59


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

04:49


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

04:23


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

04:52


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

04:34


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

04:24


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:49


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

04:19


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

04:34


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

04:24


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

04:43


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

03:41


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

03:27


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

02:58


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

04:27


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

04:19


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

04:59


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

04:43


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

04:56


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

04:06


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

04:31


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

04:58


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

03:07


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

02:59


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

03:48


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

03:53


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

04:20


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

04:39


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

04:17


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

03:30


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

04:10


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

04:16


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

03:13


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

04:01


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

03:43


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

03:48


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

03:54


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

04:57


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:35


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

04:03


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

04:35


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

03:05


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

03:02


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

04:49


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

04:30


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

04:06


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

04:38


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

04:55


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

02:37


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

03:57


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

04:39


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

04:46


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

04:56


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

04:57


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

03:34


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

03:58


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

03:30


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

04:50


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

04:41


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

04:40


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

04:43


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

04:19


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

05:01


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

04:04


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

04:22


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

04:53


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

03:51


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

03:41


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

04:40


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

04:51


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

04:49


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

04:33


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

04:31


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

04:48


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

03:31


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

03:49


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

04:53


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

04:55


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

04:49


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

04:37


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

03:12


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

03:13


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

04:03


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

03:31


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

03:12


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

03:19


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

03:41


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

04:35


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

04:20


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

04:51


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

04:51


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

04:57


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

03:13


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

03:19


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

03:44


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

04:36


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

04:28


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

04:58


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

02:35


Chapter 141
Chapter 141

04:01


Chapter 142
Chapter 142

04:00


Chapter 143
Chapter 143

03:22


Chapter 144
Chapter 144

03:21


Chapter 145
Chapter 145

03:19


Chapter 146
Chapter 146

00:51