#22 – Book Stacks for the New Year

“Find who inspired the person who inspired you.” – Andrea

We got together to share our book stacks for 2022 with each other and both our lists got longer in the process! Alison dived in depth with a few titles and Andrea brought a longer list with shorter descriptions. New published books as well as old vintage materials sit side by side in our to-be-read stacks, audiobooks and e-books as well, and we both stole titles from each other as we usually do.

We hope you will share your book stack with us and tag us or use the hashtag #ancestralkitchenbookstack so we can see it and share!

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Do you know what got me interested in flying? It wasn’t reading Bernoulli’s principle – it was getting on a plane and flying from Seattle to Moscow. – Andrea

Time Stamps

Note: Further resources that we discussed in addition to our book stacks, as well as links to the books themselves, can be found in the Resources section below

Skip the intro and go straight to meals! 00:42

Thank you Patrons! 10:11

Introducing a sneak peak to …. The 2022 Ancestral Kitchen Challenge! (Check back for a BONUS episode all about this on Tuesday January 11!) 10:57

Link to the 2022 Ancestral Kitchen Challenge details

Diving into the book stacks 13:10

Eating to Extinction: The World’s Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Preserve Them 13:25

Quote from Eating to Extinction 16:21

Review on Eating to Extinction from another reader 17:34

Andrea lists a few books from her stack and why fiction reading supports her understanding of ancestral eating 19:00

Letters to a Young Farmer 22:13

The Hidden Art of Homemaking 22:50

Lark Rise to Candleford 23:27

Annie Dillard 24:00

Defending Beef 24:29

Nourishment: What Animals Can Teach Us about Rediscovering Our Nutritional Wisdom 24:53

Alison speaks about Defending Beef 27:35

Andrea lists a few more books 33:16

Hungry Planet 33:30

Material World 36:00

It’s so much bigger than “am I eating the right amount of protein…” This is so much more than that. – Andrea

Farm-Related Stack 42:19

Speak to the Earth: Pages from a Farmwife’s Journal 42:24

Bee-Keeping for Beginners 43:00

Pastured Poultry Profits 43:30

Animals Make Us Human 44:02

I really appreciate someone giving a recommendation. Everyone listening, if you want to recommend some books to us – please do come and let us know. Recommendations really are a thing with books, you know. – Alison

Titles listeners on Instagram told us they are reading 46:00

Range: Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialists World 47:24

Alison works through her stack again 50:11

This year has been a year when I’ve delved – diven – doved into beer. I’m not sure which past participle to use. – Alison

How to Brew 51:09

I tend to do this with things – I dive in at some weird deep end. – Alison

Wild Brews 52:30

Working books for the kitchen 56:12

Carla Emery’s Old-Fashioned Recipe Book 56:40

Renewing America’s Food Traditions: Saving and Savoring the Continent’s Most Endangered Foods 57:19

The Art of Natural Cheesemaking 59:00

Sacred and Healing Herbal Beers 59:59

Yes! Because you’re feeding your mind! You have to feed your mind. Andrea

The Foxfire Book 1:00:20

Keeping Food Fresh: Old World Techniques and Recipes 01:01:22

Nourishing Traditions Audiobook 01:02:03

Chewing the Fat: An Oral History of Italian Foodways from Facism to Dolce Vita 01:04:24

Sharing a Quote from Chewing the Fat 01:09:16

Valdisieve 30 & Lode 01:15:00

Commonplace 01:18:15

Finding time to read 01:21:00

Sorry, I’ve just gone into a dream because you mentioned Pride and Prejudice. – Alison

Political Cartoon 01:24:45

Millet and Sorghum Bread 01:26:27

Resources Mentioned

Sitopia: How Food Can Save the World by Carolyn Steel

The Literary Life Podcast

Literary Life Challenge

The 2022 Ancestral Kitchen Challenge

Food Programme (BBC) Interview with Dan Saladino: Follow the Money

Eating to Extinction: The World’s Rarest Foods and Why We Need to Save Them by Dan Saladino (pre-sale)

Shakespeare in a Year

The Third Plate: Field Notes on the Future of Food by Dan Barber

Stone Barns at Blue Hill

Letters to a Young Farmer

Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard

Peak Human Podcast interview with Fred Provenza

Defending Beef 2nd Edition by Nicolette Hahn Niman

Nourishment by Fred Provenza

Tara Couture at Slowdown Farmstead

The Living by Annie Dillard

Lark Rise to Candleford by Flora Thompson

Lark Rise adaptation TV show

The Hidden Art of Homemaking by Edith Schaeffer

How to Brew: Everything You Need to Know to Brew Great Beer Every Time by John Palmer

Hungry Planet: What the World Eats

Material World: A Global Family Portrait

Animals Make Us Human by Temple Grandin

Range by David Epstein

Cindy Rollins

God’s Hotel by Victoria Sweet

Slow Medicine: The Way to Healing by Victoria Sweet

Wild Fermentation by Sandor Ellix Katz

Wild Brews: Beer Beyond the Influence of Brewer’s Yeast by Jeff Sparrow

Speak to the Earth: Pages from a Farmwife’s Journal by Rachel Peden

Pastured Poultry Profits by Joel Salatin

Beekeeping for Beginners by G.H. Cale, Jr

Deborah Madison

Titles mentioned by listeners on Instagram when we asked: Nourishing Traditions, Mama Bear Apologetics, Nourishing Diets, The Primal Connection, Real Food for Pregnancy, The Outlander Series, The Great Divorce, Hidden in Plain View, Morning Time with Cindy Rollins, The Real Anthony Fauci, A Christmas Carol, Honest Advent

Keeping Food Fresh by the Gardeners and Farmers of Terre Vivante

Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon Morell

Nourishing Traditions Audiobook

Fruitful and Fearless Podcast

The Foxfire Book (reprinted)

Chewing the Fat: An Oral History of Italian Food, from Facism to Dolce Vita by Karima Moyer-Nocchi

Karima Moyer-Nocchi, professor of language at the University of Sienna

Sacred & Herbal Healing Beers: The Secrets of Ancient Fermentation by Stephen Harrod Buhner

The Art of Natural Cheesemaking by David Asher

David Asher on Instagram at Black Sheep School

Renewing America’s Food Traditions: Saving and Savoring the Continent’s Most Endangered Foods by Gary Paul Nabhan and Deborah Madison

RAFT Alliance – (Renewing America’s Food Traditions)

A list of resources on endangered foods in America by RAFT

Carla Emery’s Old-Fashioned Recipe Book

The Literary Life Commonplace Book

Valdisieve 30 & Lode (third slide) featuring recipes based on meat raised by Flavio, Alison’s farmer

What is commonplacing?

To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis

Alison’s Sorghum and Millet Sourdough Recipe

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