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How to Cook a Wolf

by MFK Fisher


This resourceful home advice-filled cookbook teaches readers how to survive and thrive in any setting where resources might be limited and the parameters are challenging. With over 70 creative recipes dedicated to reshaping trying times and turning food scarcity into invigorating and heart-lifting meals, this inspiring 1942 guide to happiness empowers home cooks even today.

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Duell, Sloan and Pearce
Date of publication

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Emily Dilling

Cookbook author and blogger

It's hard to choose a favorite among Fisher's work, but this classic belongs on every food lover's bookshelf. Her focus on how simple, frugal cuisine can be nourishing and delicious teaches us an important lesson in appreciating what we have.

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