Foodie Giveaway: Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good by Kathleen Flinn

 18693752I’m Swedish, which makes me sexy, and I’m Irish, which makes me want to talk about it.

So starts Kathleen Flinn’s entertaining foodie biography about her family, Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good. I’m halfway through the book and it’s pretty good so far. Here’s the publisher’s excerpt:

A family history with recipes, Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good offers a flavorful tale spanning three generations as Flinn returns to the mix of food and memoir readers loved in her New York Times bestseller, The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry. From a Route 66 trek to San Francisco to their Michigan farm to the shores of Florida, humor and adventure define her family even in the worst of times. You’ll savor Uncle Clarence’s divine corn flake-crusted fried chicken, Grandpa Charles’s spicy San Antonio chili, and Grandma Inez’s birthday-only cinnamon rolls. Through these flavors, Flinn came to understand how meals can be memories and cooking can be communication. Brimming with warmth and wit, fans of Luisa Weiss’s Mr. Berlin Kitchen, Gabrielle Hamilton’s Blood, Bones and Butter, and especially Betty Smith’s A Tree Grows in Brooklyn will delight in this revealing look at a family that just might resemble your own.

The publisher loves this book so much that they’re shipping one copy to one lucky reader. To enter this giveaway, just leave a comment. I’ll randomly pick a winner on August 28th. The contest is limited to readers in the United States. Good luck.

The contest is closed! Thank you all for entering. The lucky winner has been contacted.


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8 Responses to Foodie Giveaway: Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good by Kathleen Flinn

  1. I loooooved this memoir! Hope you continue to enjoy it. 🙂

  2. Vicki says:

    I love books about family, recipes and travel, so this book is right up my alley!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  3. I just added this to my wish list last week. Thanks for the giveaway!

  4. Jupiter says:

    I just added this to my to-read list the other day 🙂

  5. sharon says:

    This book would be delightful and memorable. thanks for this great giveaway.

  6. anne says:

    What a wonderful giveaway which I would enjoy. Sounds unforgettable. Many thanks.

  7. Gina Beirne says:

    Pick me! I loved her first book.

  8. bookworm says:

    Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good sounds like a good foodie memoir, enjoy 🙂

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