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


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(Chronicle Books, March 2020) Order from your local bookstore! Or buy here. ADVANCE PRAISE! “This book embodies the spirit of Jewish soul food we all need right now. Equally delicious and inspiring, it satisfies like a holiday brisket, with a joy that lasts for days (minus the heartburn).” —David Sax, author of Save the Deli “My Russian-born mother always used to ask, “Is it good for the Jews?” And I have to say that Eat Something not only is good for the Jews but also will make them chuckle and enjoy cooking. This book offers a fresh California perspective and

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Available at your local bookstore, online at Amazon  + Green Apple Follow on Instagram @lookbigbook “LOOK BIG is the definitive guide for anyone who has ever wondered what to do in an animal encounter. With equal parts humor and sound advice, Rachel Levin provides all the info you need to defuse a major critter crisis. Just don’t run. Unless it’s an alligator.” —Chris Keyes, editor of Outside magazine “Ms. Levin has mastered the art of describing animals and their behavior in archly urban ways. . . a nifty idea carried out with humor and a deft touch.” —Wall Street Journal “Hilarious but genuinely helpful” — The

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