Devour These Reads

Stories to feed foodies.

Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley
- Recommended by Lee Burkhalter

A humorous and whimsical memoir about growing up in a foodie family with recipes to try out at home. This graphic novel is aimed at teens, but it’s good for adults, too.

Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way Through Great Books by Cara Nicolleti
- Recommended by Marni Blomquist

A fun collection of essays devoted to food scenes from some of the author’s favorite books. Each essay ends with a recipe.

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
- Recommended by Julia Sjoberg

Barbara Kingsolver and her family embark on a year-long culinary adventure, eating only food products grown within their Appalachian county, either by producing them themselves or purchasing from local farmers.

—recommendations from librarians at the Hennepin County Library–Eden Prairie