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Apron Anxiety

Apron Anxiety, a memoir by Alyssa Shelasky.

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PRESS

“Shelasky’s energetic memoir looks at her experiences as celebrity journalist turned food blogger and the relationships that sparked her passion for cooking… Shelasky is candid about her misadventures and, in a charming touch, includes related recipes at the close of each chapter.”
—BOOKLIST

“I loved this book. It’s partly a cautionary tale about getting involved with young career-driven men and a love story about a woman and the city she loves and leaves and loves again. And finally, it’s about good friends, a loving family, and the importance and good fortune Alyssa has for having both. Oh, and there’s a great recipe for mac and cheese.”
—JOHN DELUCIE, chef/proprietor The Lion, Crown restaurants, and author of The Hunger: A Memoir of an Accidental Chef

"Amusing, compassionate story of love among the pots and pans."
—KIRKUS REVIEWS

 

“Shelasky's memoir is a zesty read about dating, family, and self-discovery.” 
–ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

“Alyssa Shelasky’s unpretentious prose leaves us hungry for more.” 

–DAILY CANDY

“Here’s your summer racy read with plenty of juicy gossip to keep a foodie’s interest.” 
–CHARLESTON POST & COURIER

“Hot sex, looking good, scoring journalistic triumphs . . . nothing made Alyssa love herself enough until she learned to cook. There's a racy plot and a surprising moral in this intimate and delicious book.” 
—GAEL GREENE, creator of Insatiable-Critic.com and author of Insatiable: Tales from a Life of Delicious Excess

 

Eater
NYMag/Grub Street
BlackBook Magazine
Boston Globe
Charleston Post & Courier
The Guardian
Booklist
Kirkus Reviews

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