top of page


Hello, Chicago!

Friday, September 23, at Read It And Eat in Lincoln Park

Do you live in the City of the Big Shoulders?  Come and chat with me at Read It And Eat in Lincoln Park on September 23rd.  Have a glass of wine, taste some Fresh Corn Polenta and Farmhouse Mushroom Ragout… and my favorite, Mojo Verde, the stuff we call green crack because we just can’t get enough of it.  We’ll nibble and drink and talk, and I’ll sign books. For ticket information, click here.


Or just drop by at the bookstore before or after the event to say hello.  I’d love to see you.  

Thank you, New York Times!

Book Review, June 5, 2016


Terrific notice in the New York Times Book Review: it really captures what this book is about -- how we can all sit down and have dinner together, deliciously, no food fight.  Third review in the roundup, click here. 

See my delicious slaws in Eating Well Magazine

July/August 2016



Hear My Podcast on "STILL GROWING"

Talking food with a passionate gardener, Jennifer Ebeling... listen to our wandering conversation about everything from how I wrote a cookbook while I was a film student, to what to do with those carrot tops.  Her website is here, and the link to the interview is here.

The Robin Hood Radio Interview with Margaret Roach

June 6, 2016

Listen to my lovely chat with Margaret Roach, genius gardener and guru, on her podcast...

Or read it on her website, A Way To Garden.  Here's the link to the interview.


A Chat With Steve Boss

Hear my conversation with Steve Boss of KRUU, my buddy in the heartland, Fairfield, Iowa

Eat Your Books…

Can we all sit down and have dinner together?  Read more...

Read the delightful Ellen Kanner in the Huffington Post….

Anna Thomas may be the voice of a social revolution with her new book, “Vegan, Vegetarian Omnivore.” At its heart — and at Thomas’ heart — is the belief that gathering together for a shared meal “is the basis of civilization.” Read more....


Joe Yonan, food editor of The Washington Post….
"The secret to serving dinners that please vegetarians, vegans and omnivores"
I had such fun talking with Joe!  Here's the whole interview.





The Hot Stove Society

Saturday, May 13, 6 - 8 PM


I will be doing a cooking demonstration of a lovely spring menu, we’ll taste, have a drink, and I’ll sign books.  See the menu and all the details on the Hot Stove website, and reserve now!




Powell’s City of Books

Sunday, May 15, 4 PM


I can’t tell you how excited I am to visit Powell’s again, a booklover’s paradise.  Come and join me for a taste of something delicious, and get your copy of Vegan Vegetarian Omnivore (or any of my books!) signed.   To pre-order your book, and see event details, check the Powell’s website:


bottom of page