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Finding Freedom

a Cook's Story; Remaking a Life From Scratch
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Aug 13, 2021IndyPL_LindsayH rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
Erin French`s story is so inspiring! She grew up with a hardnosed father that worked her to exhaustion, but taught her valuable lessons on how to succeed in the restaurant business. His influence taught her never to give up, but also…
Jul 06, 2021pp47 rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
highly enjoyable and enlightening "can do" attitude and great discovery + series of her lost kitchen during pandemic.
May 19, 2021ArapahoeJulia rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
Erin French is the owner and chef of the critically acclaimed restaurant, The Lost Kitchen, and this book captures the story behind the successes. This poignant memoir explores everything from addiction to abuse, success to motherhood. It…
May 17, 2021wendybird rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
For those that love the food memoir, and are also intrigued by more difficult works such as, Tara Westover's "Educated", Erin French's biography is a real treat. She absolutely waxes poetic whenever food is discussed - it's done with such…
May 04, 2021
Coming back from a dark place...
Feb 16, 2021lurkykitty rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
Thank you to Celadon Books for an Advanced Reading Copy of Finding Freedom by Erin French. Erin's relationship with food started early in life, while she grew up in rural Maine on a farm, picking fruits and vegetables and working in her…