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The Family Table: Recipes and Moments from a Nomadic Life Audiobook, by Jazz Smollett-Warwell Extended Sample Click for printable size audiobook cover
Author: Jazz Smollett-Warwell, Jake Smollett, Jurnee Smollett, Jussie Smollett Narrator: Jazz Smollett-Warwell, Jake Smollett Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: April 2018 ISBN: 9780062803177
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Hear a cookbook come to life as Food Network stars Jazz Smollett-Warwell and Jake Smollett read all 136 recipes in The Family Table to you! Feel as though you are in the kitchen cooking with the authors, while being guided step-by-step through each recipe and also hearing the recipe’s backstory. The audiobook is also fully enhanced with a downloadable companion PDF featuring all of the recipes.

Before actors and Food Network stars Jazz, Jake, Jurnee, and Jussie Smollett conquered Hollywood, they spent their childhood crisscrossing the United States. Moving coast to coast thirteen times, they car-tripped to small towns and big cities across America.

But no matter where they lived, two things remained constant: their incredible family feasts and the long, wooden kitchen table where they shared food and lived their lives. Each time they arrived in a new home, their mother would transform planks of hard wood into a smooth, varnished butcher block table in a beloved ritual that took three days. That hand-crafted table would become the heart of the Smollett clan, where the most important and cherished events and accomplishments, no matter how large or small, were honored, and where holidays were celebrated: Christmas, Easter, Passover, Chanukah, birthdays, milestones. With a mother from New Orleans and a Jewish father from New York who met and married in California, the Smollett kids were exposed to diverse culinary heritages and grew up open to all the deliciousness the world had to offer.

In this warm and personal book, the Smolletts invite us all to take a seat at their table and enjoy the good times and good food that help families thrive. The Family Table includes more than 130 delicious, comforting recipes that pay tribute to their past and present, including:

  • Crispy Beef Lettuce Wraps
  • Potato Crab Au Gratin
  • Brown Butter Lamb Chops
  • Honey Sriracha Chicken Skewers
  • 7th Ward Gumbo
  • North African Chicken Stew
  • Cast-Iron Strawberry-Rhubarb Pie

These favorite recipes from the Smolletts are suitable for intimate dinners and fabulous feasts alike, but more than that, The Family Table is a remarkable portrait of a loving, all-American family, rich with traditions that they continue to build to this day.

Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook.

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About the Author

Jazz Smollett-Warwell spent the past decade as a writer/producer on various award shows and talk shows. She is a lifestyle personality, writer, home cook, party architect, and the mother of a toddler, and she shares recipes and tips on KCBS.

About the Narrator

Jake Smollett is a home chef and food photographer who last season became the recurring guest chef on The Rachael Ray Show and has appeared as a guest judge on numerous Food Network shows, including Chopped Junior.