Books & Brews: The Gastronomy of Marriage / James Bean

Two of my favorite things in the world are books and craft beer.  Out of this grew the idea that maybe pairings aren’t just for the table anymore; perhaps there is a perfect beer for every book . . .

I knew I was going to love Michelle Maisto’s memoir, The Gastronomy of Marriage, as soon as I saw its cover prominently featuring two bright yellow summer squash, entwined at the neck.  And yes, I realize that we are not to judge books in this manner, but seriously . . . squash, hugging.  How can that not be awesome (unless, of course, you dislike squash or hugs).  Continue reading