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A Bakeable Feast

A Bakeable Feast

Current price: $20.99
Publication Date: December 5th, 2023
Paris Morning Publications
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"A Bakeable Feast" by Klecko is a memoir of 45 years as a bread baker, poet, emcee and keen observer of a host of co-workers and colleagues from across the globe. Each 'Baking Memory' is a page in length and tells the stories of individuals who have populated the bread crew over the years - the memories vary from sweet to ribald, from funny to tragic, and everything in between. There are stories of drug users, Nutcracker collectors, pastry chefs, blizzards, holidays, loneliness, chess clubs, music, movies, nuns, magic, Munchkins, shuttered bakeries and Klecko's travels to Russia. He also writes of the opportunity that put him on the map in his hometown of St. Paul - baking a loaf of bread specifically for Mikhail Gorbachev when he visited Minnesota's capital. Klecko is one-of-a-kind - a talented baker, gifted writer and compelling storyteller. In the tradition of "Kitchen Confidential" by Anthony Bourdain, "A Bakeable Feast" takes the reader beyond the quest for our daily bread and honors the people - the "tribe" - that master bread baker Klecko has met along the way.