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In Cooking in Heels, Ceyenne Doroshow offers up 40 Southern-style favorites with a Caribbean twist. As a transgender woman who was inspired to write her book while serving prison time for a prostitution conviction, Ceyenne might not seem like the most likely representative of home cooked family values. But her book, which is peppered with good humor and begins with the sto In Cooking in Heels, Ceyenne Doroshow offers up 40 Southern-style favorites with a Caribbean twist. As a transgender woman who was inspired to write her book while serving prison time for a prostitution conviction, Ceyenne might not seem like the most likely representative of home cooked family values. But her book, which is peppered with good humor and begins with the story of her life, shows that food and love are the ties that bind, and family is what you make it.


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In Cooking in Heels, Ceyenne Doroshow offers up 40 Southern-style favorites with a Caribbean twist. As a transgender woman who was inspired to write her book while serving prison time for a prostitution conviction, Ceyenne might not seem like the most likely representative of home cooked family values. But her book, which is peppered with good humor and begins with the sto In Cooking in Heels, Ceyenne Doroshow offers up 40 Southern-style favorites with a Caribbean twist. As a transgender woman who was inspired to write her book while serving prison time for a prostitution conviction, Ceyenne might not seem like the most likely representative of home cooked family values. But her book, which is peppered with good humor and begins with the story of her life, shows that food and love are the ties that bind, and family is what you make it.

47 review for Cooking in Heels: A Memoir Cookbook

  1. 5 out of 5

    Monica Wendel

    "I have grown family where it needed to grow," writes Ceyenne Doroshow in the introduction to COOKING IN HEELS, her memoir cookbook. Whenever we pick up a cookbook, we do so not only for the recipes but also for the life it promises. When I want to feel put-together, steady, I look to Martha Stewart. Hedonistic, I turn to Paula Deen. For a bit of punk and sass, the ladies at the Post Punk Kitchen never do me wrong. Ceyenne's story touches upon geography, race, class, sexism, gender, prostitution "I have grown family where it needed to grow," writes Ceyenne Doroshow in the introduction to COOKING IN HEELS, her memoir cookbook. Whenever we pick up a cookbook, we do so not only for the recipes but also for the life it promises. When I want to feel put-together, steady, I look to Martha Stewart. Hedonistic, I turn to Paula Deen. For a bit of punk and sass, the ladies at the Post Punk Kitchen never do me wrong. Ceyenne's story touches upon geography, race, class, sexism, gender, prostitution, homelessness, drug abuse -- as the blurb on the back points out, she "might not seem like the most likely representative of home cooked family values." But the stories that surround these recipes dispell shame and provide an alternate narrative. Rather than a story of "redemption," which would imply that her sex work and time in prison is something she needs to atone for, we have something more realistic: a struggle that is continuing, a continuous reaching to create the "peaceful future" she imagined as a child, for herself and for her friends, who have, of course, become her family. I recommend this book for anyone who wants to cook hearty food for big groups of people, and for anyone who believes that eating together nourishes more than just the body.

  2. 4 out of 5

    東星

    Such a sweet book. The author is an inspiring person, and reading about her journey with cooking alongside her recipes is so heartwarming.

  3. 4 out of 5

    Hannah Givens

    This is billed as a "memoir cookbook," but it actually contains very little memoir, and the recipes called for ingredients I'd never heard of -- not necessarily a bad thing there, to broaden one's food horizons, but that being the case, it would've been nice to have more commentary, more memoir, to give context for Doroshow's life and the recipes she offers. Also, I would've loved to get this as a hardcover, but it was only available in ebook, so I'm not likely to actually try recipes from it si This is billed as a "memoir cookbook," but it actually contains very little memoir, and the recipes called for ingredients I'd never heard of -- not necessarily a bad thing there, to broaden one's food horizons, but that being the case, it would've been nice to have more commentary, more memoir, to give context for Doroshow's life and the recipes she offers. Also, I would've loved to get this as a hardcover, but it was only available in ebook, so I'm not likely to actually try recipes from it since I can't store it with my cookbooks or browse through it easily.

  4. 5 out of 5

    Steven Siler

    Okay, a Southern male loves food, in whatever forms it takes...I saw the cover and had to read a bit on this. Ceyenne made me laugh and wince on the first get-go. Gosh I miss home! Can't wait to finish.

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