Elizabeth Strout continues the Amgash series with this fourth novel with Lucy Barton as the protagonist. Lucy tells her COVID pandemic story after her first husband, William, urges her to leave New York City for the relative safety of Maine.
Month: April 2023
A Map for the Missing by Belinda Huijuan Tang
Titian returns home to China to search for his missing father and reenters a history of emotional and physical hardships.
While it is obviously nothing like authentic tamales it just struck me as a great comfort food meal for the middle of winter.
This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger
If you have enjoyed Huckleberry Finn, Raft of Stars, The Lincoln Highway or Where the Crawdads Sing, you’ll probably enjoy this story of Odie O’Bannion, his brother, and two friends who journey on rivers to escape and grow up.
Crispy Tofu with Broccoli and Teriyaki Sauce
Hello, my name is Howard and I’m a tofu fanatic [AND I’M NOT EVEN A VEGETARIAN]. When I see a “crispy tofu” recipe I just have to try it. I found this NY Times recipe with the lead sentence: “Crispy tofu is attainable without frying”. I’ve made crispy tofu in the oven before but this technique was a bit different so I had to try it.