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Dearest,

Let us be bold
and curious
and well-fed.
Let us explore with our spoons
and our pencils.
Let us embrace creativity.
Let us do all things for good.
And, while we're at it,
let's spend a few moments
together.

xxoo
Sasha Martin

Praise for "life from scratch: A Memoir of Food, Family, and Forgiveness"

"Life From Scratch" book cover

“Poignant, heartwarming and generously filled with delicious recipes.”

An award-winning blogger and MFK Fisher scholar's account of how food not only came to define a difficult childhood, but also became the way she was able to heal her past. Martin learned that her journey had been about getting her fill, “[n]ot just of food but of the intangible things we all need: acceptance, love and understanding.”

Kirkus Reviews

2017-02-28T14:16:27+00:00

Kirkus Reviews

"Life From Scratch" book cover
“Poignant, heartwarming and generously filled with delicious recipes.”
"Life From Scratch" book cover

“This beautifully written book is both poignant and uplifting. Not to mention delicious. It’s an amazing family tale that reminds me of The Glass Castle, but with more food. And not just any food: We’re talking cinnamon raisin pizza.”

A.J. Jacobs, New York Times Bestselling Author

2017-02-28T14:48:19+00:00

A.J. Jacobs, New York Times Bestselling Author

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"Life From Scratch" book cover

“Martin spent parts of her childhood in foster homes after her eccentric single mom gave her up. She decided to seek healing [by] cooking a meal from [every] country. Her memoir (with recipes!) about finding love and forgiveness in the kitchen nourishes body and soul.”

People Magazine, Best New Books

2017-02-28T14:56:57+00:00

People Magazine, Best New Books

"Life From Scratch" book cover
"Life From Scratch" book cover

A Best New Book & Book Club Pick

People Magazine
O, The
Oprah Magazine
Good Housekeeping
Women's Day
GoodReads Choice Awards Finalist

2017-03-08T09:17:06+00:00
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People Magazine O, The Oprah Magazine Good Housekeeping Women's Day GoodReads Choice Awards Finalist
"Life From Scratch" book cover

“Sasha Martin’s memoir-cum-cookbook makes for ideal summer escapism. Martin’s memoir will find resonance in anyone who’s found that the art of cooking can be as much an emotional experience as a sensory one.”

Scribd, Inc.

2017-03-08T09:47:04+00:00

Scribd, Inc.

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