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Coyota in the Kitchen : A Memoir of New and Old Mexico (Paperback) (Anita Rodru00edguez)

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This book of stories and recipes introduces two eccentric families that would never have eaten together, let alone exchanged recipes, but for the improbable marriage of the author's parents: a nuevomexicano from Taos and a painter who came from Texas to New Mexico to study art. Recalling the good and the terrible cooks in her family, Anita Rodríguez also shares the complications of navigating a safe path among contradictory cultural perspectives. She takes us from the mountain villages of New Mexico in the 1940s to sipping mint juleps on the porch of a mansion in the South, and also on a prolonged pilgrimage to Mexico and back again to New Mexico. Accompanied by Rodríguez's vibrant paintings--including scenes of people eating on fiesta nights and plastering an adobe church--Coyota in the Kitchen shows how food reflects the complicated family histories that shape our lives.

Number of Pages: 195
Genre: Biography + Autobiography, Cooking + Food + Wine
Sub-Genre: Mexico
Series Title: Querencias
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Univ of New Mexico Pr
Author: Anita Rodru00edguez
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 2016
TCIN: 51156068
UPC: 9780826356727
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-8400
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