Thunderstorms, kittens and cottonwood trees offer a history lesson while exploring the South Dakota homestead of children’s author Laura Ingalls Wilder, whose many books found fans among generations of readers.
Beatrice Ojakangas has something to say about casseroles in her reprinted cookbook on the subject. Not surprising from an author of more than 30-plus publications, who is a national authority on the subject of food.
Mayukh Sen looks at our culinary past in “Taste Makers: Seven Immigrant Women Who Revolutionized Food in America.” As he notes in the book, not every cook gets equal billing and that especially relates to women.
The Swedish-Ethiopian chef who has made the U.S. his home shines his light on other Black chefs in his new book, “Rise: Black Cooks and the Soul of American Food.”