New Book Day: Backstories: The Kitchen Table Talk Cookbook

It’s new book day at The Digital Press at the University of North Dakota. And most people agree that New Book Day is the BEST DAY. The book is Backstories: The Kitchen Table Talk Cookbook and it’s edited by Cynthia C. Prescott and Maureen S. Thompson.  If you want to check the book out, you can download a copy here or purchase it in glorious paperback! Yesterday, we enjoyed the wide ranging book release panel at the Rural Women’s Studies Association where a number of the authors discussed their contribution to the book and celebrated the hard work of the editors to make…

Previewing Backstories: The Kitchen Table Talk Cookbook

Over the last few months, The Digital Press at the University of North Dakota has been working away at a very special project. In collaboration with the Rural Women’s Studies Associate, we are publishing an edited volume of scholarly essays and recipes that celebrate, analyze, and interrogate the relationship between food, women, and rural life.  The book is edited by Cynthia C. Prescott and Maureen S. Thompson and is titled Backstories: The Kitchen Table Talk Cookbook. One of the book’s reviewers pointed out that this title is a bit of a mouthful, and we decided that this was entirely appropriate for a book…