Be prepared for the use of gayspeak, innuendo and stereotypical hoo-ha to bring you into the fun. Is it a cookbook? Is it a memoir, An essay? A how-to book? A collection of short stories? Yes. With a mixture of fact and fiction and an I'll do-it-myself attitude, the author drew the cartoons, designed the cover and even rated it herself. Told they only rate movies, her response was, qWho says?q To jump start the neophyte in the kitchen, recipes like qButchy-Femme Burgerq are included in an assortment of cooking-from-scratch edibles. Was this book written to create a new category on library shelves? Not exactly. The format may look a little strange but you'll get used to it. As the author is quick to query, qDid you expect me to write straight?q Jeanne hopes you will enjoy Cooking For Dykes as much as she enjoyed putting it together. Jeanne Savage quit high school at age 16 and job hopped from switchboard operator to messenger, clerk, typist, artist, waitress and showgirl. It was when she worked as a nurse's aide on Long Island that she asked herself, q42 jobs later, have I learned enough?q When the answer came back qNo, q Jeanne enrolled in college, worked full-time and graduated at 53, becoming a registered nurse. For six years, the author was head nurse at a mental facility. She then retired and started chasing one of her first loves, art. She took a few courses, sold paintings and served on the board of directors of a Cape Cod art guild. Has she learned enough yet? Probably not, as Jeanne has joined writers' groups on the Cape. The critiquing has helped her considerably. She feels that with the help of folks at these gatherings, another author has come out of the closet.A Manual for a Lifestyle Jeanne Savage. en to chops, then flip ... Ii HUT ;ing a countertop grill can keep the fat off, literally, )lls out into a tray under the grill. Meat comes out a, so you ... Arr grilling, I use a small George Foreman Grill? I on sale.
|Title||:||Cooking for Dykes|
|Publisher||:||Dog Ear Publishing - 2011-06-01|