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When their high-school-aged, punk, runaway daughter is located webhosting a Jersey Shore inn get together, Rossi's mom and dad believe they've got no different selection: they send her off to dwell with a Chasidic rabbi in Crown Heights, Brooklyn. in the confines of this restrictive tradition, Rossi's great urban goals take root. as soon as she makes her approach to ny, Rossi's ardour for cooking, which first begun as a rebel opposed to the microwave, turns into her existence mission.

The Raging Skillet is one woman's tale of cooking her approach via one of the most not going kitchens in long island City—at a "beach" in Tribeca, an East Village supper membership, and a makeshift grill at floor 0 within the days instantly following September 11. without end writing her personal principles, Rossi finally ends up turning into the landlord of 1 of the main sought-after catering businesses within the urban. This heartfelt, gritty, and hilarious memoir exhibits us how the creativity of the kitchen permits us to provide a nod to the place we come from, whereas concurrently expressing every thing that we're. comprises unpretentious recipes for genuine humans everywhere.

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