The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook by Deb PerelmanDeb Perelman sits down with the reporter Leslie Kaufman to discuss how her popular food blog led to a best-selling cookbook. Deb Perelman was working as an art therapist in when she decided that she wanted to tell stories about her life in New York, mostly about the bad dates she was going on. She started a blog and called it Smitten. But as fate would have it, the fourth person to write a comment on her blog was Alex Perelman, who would later become her husband. Perelman says the comment was enough to get her to agree to a drink and to realize that a dating Web site was not in her long-term plans. Increasingly she turned to writing about the recipes she was trying as her interest in cooking deepened in parallel to her relationship. Nine years later Mrs.
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I have since made more than thirty of her recipes and have been waiting for her forthcoming first cookbook. Seven rounds and six months in, I bet somewhere my editor is breathing a sigh of relief. Other editions. View all 10 comments.
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You don't need to be a chef, you don't need special ingredients, you don't even need a big kitchen. There is a half-galley kitchen in New York with just a single counter, a tiny stove, pans stacked high in the corner - yet it has conjured up stews.
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From about through , once the Internet had stopped being the exclusive province of people with real technical expertise, and right before the dawn of widespread social-media use, WordPress and Movable Type made it possible for civilians with only a tiny bit of HTML at their fingertips to launch their own small publications. They wrote about bands and books and their love lives, often with no real goal beyond recording their daily existences. Some of these people managed to garner real readerships. After meeting the man who would become her husband, she pivoted to writing about her domestic life, especially cooking and eating. Eventually, she named the blog Smitten Kitchen. Today, almost all of the personal blogs that began in the early aughts are gone, but Smitten Kitchen remains.
Increasingly she turned to writing about the recipes she was trying as her interest in cooking deepened in parallel to her relationship! She answers letters and takes seriously advice from readers about how to improve her recipes. Close X. The Perleman Kitchen Cookbook is her first book! Tell us what you think!