As heard on NPR’s “All Things Considered” and displayed at Urban Outfitters nationwide, STEAMED (Running Press, Spring 2021) is the cookbook you didn’t know you needed — but desperately do. “Cuing off the difficult times we are living in, authors Rachel Levin and Tara Duggan have a new, and hilarious, cookbook that encourages readers to put their feelings into making food. Whether you want to pound out your anger on a pork loin to make their Hammered Schnitzel or cry over sliced onions for some Sad French Onion Soup, STEAMED: A Catharsis Cookbook for Getting Dinner and Your Feelings on the Table has a recipe for you. What’s the dish that you make when you’re “anxiety cooking” — which, according to the authors, is “stress-eating’s more productive cousin”? — KQED Forum
Watch it here at a San Francisco Chronicle event.