The Rag­ing Skil­let: The True Life Sto­ry of Chef Rossi

  • From the Publisher
May 18, 2015

When the microwave replaces her mother’s slow – cooked, tra­di­tion­al Hun­gar­i­an dish­es with meals from a box, Rossi takes to the kitchen — and a chef is born. This heart­felt, grit­ty, and hilar­i­ous mem­oir takes us on the wild ride of Rossi’s life, from her Passover seders spent in the fam­i­ly camper to her 1980s Crown Heights adven­tures as a way­ward” girl liv­ing in a Cha­sidic rabbi’s home to her obser­va­tion of the High Hol­i­days at Ground Zero as she served as a cook for first respon­ders in the days just after 9/11. The Rag­ing Skil­let shows us how the cre­ativ­i­ty of the kitchen allows us to give a nod to where we come from while simul­ta­ne­ous­ly express­ing every­thing that we are. Includes unpre­ten­tious recipes for real peo­ple everywhere.

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