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This must be the place : dispatches & food from the home front  Cover Image Book Book

This must be the place : dispatches & food from the home front / Rachael Ray ; food photography by Kate Mathis.

Ray, Rachael, (author.). Mathis, Kate (Photographer), (photographer.).



The multi-Emmy Award-winning syndicated TV star offers more than 125 recipes straight from her home in upstate New York during the pandemic with personal stories on loss, gratitude and the special memories of what makes a house a home.
During the early months of the pandemic, Ray and her husband John went to work in their home kitchen, hosting the cooking show on broadcast TV, with John as the iPhone cameraman. This is a scrapbook of the year, in recipes and words. She focused on foods that could be made from pantry items, that would make people happy: comfort foods in a difficult time. Cooking became the discipline, diversion, and devotion that got Rachel and John through the year. -- adapted from back cover and Introduction.

Item details

  • ISBN: 9780593357217
  • ISBN: 0593357213
  • Physical Description: xiii, 331 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2021]

Contents / Notes

General Note:
"125+ recipes"--Cover
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: This must be the place -- Coming home -- Making adjustments -- Diversions -- Old friends. New friends -- Cook-alongs -- Harvest -- Yearning -- Giving thanks -- Hope for the holidays -- Epilogue: Full circle.
Subject: Cooking.
Ray, Rachael.
COOKING / Individual Chefs & Restaurants.
COOKING / Seasonal.
Genre: Cookbooks.

Currently available copies

  • 19 / 27 copies available at PINES (Show)
  • 1 / 1 copies available at Newton County Library System


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