Eat Me in St. Louis | Comic book cookbook artist Sarah Becan discusses Let’s Make Bread!

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In this episode:

Author/illustrator/former St. Louisan Sarah Becan (Let’s Make Ramen!, Let’s Make Dumplings!) joins us to talk about her background and process for making comics about food, and gives us some info about her brand-new comic book cookbook with Flour, Water, Salt, Yeast author Ken Forkish, Let’s Make Bread!, out now from Ten Speed Graphic!

Show notes:

0:00 Intro

1:26 Catching up With Sarah

3:44 Mini-comics

7:59 Getting Into Cooking

10:02 I Think You’re Sauceome

12:31 Let’s Talk About “Let’s Make Ramen!”

19:27 Let’s Talk About “Let’s Make Dumplings!”

23:47 Process

35:53 Let’s Talk About “Let’s Make Bread!”

48:48 St. Louis Restaurant Reminiscing

50:43 The Pizza Question

53:51 What’s Next?

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