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Eric Patterson, Book Reviewer

Chef Eric Patterson, along with his partner Chef Jennifer Blakeslee, is the chef and owner of the Cooks’ House in Traverse City, Michigan. He’s been working in kitchens for almost forty years and previously earned a Michelin star at Andre’s in Las Vegas. He’s somewhat of an expert on cookbooks; he even wrote one himself. Like his reviews? You should try his Cassoulet!

Book Review

tawâw

by Eric Patterson

In his debut cookbook tawâw: Progressive Indigenous Cuisine, Chef Shane Chartrand works to “bring the beauty and artistry of his world to everybody.” As such, "tawâw" is not just a cookbook; it is “a collection of healing, of... Read More

Book Review

Vintage 1954

by Eric Patterson

What happens when you combine UFOs, a vintage bottle of wine, and time travel? You get Antoine Laurain’s fantasy novel, "Vintage 1954". Four newfound friends—Hubert Larnaudie, a property manager; Julien, a bartender; Magalie, a... Read More

Book Review

Ethiopia

by Eric Patterson

Yohanis Gebreyesus’s cookbook Ethiopia: Recipes and Traditions from the Horn of Africa is both an educational and an inspirational addition to culinary libraries that encourages eating and cooking outside of your comfort zone. From his... Read More

Book Review

American Cosmic

by Eric Patterson

In "American Cosmic", professor of religious studies D. W. Pasulka examines the rising culture around UFOs as if it were a viable new religion. Like other new religions, she says, Ufology includes scribes and prophets; a contact event... Read More

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