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2022 NEW COOKBOOK Available Now







"Home Cooking Comfort: 

More Neighborly Advice & Recipes from the Farm Kitchen of a Midwestern Food Journalist"


Reclaim your kitchen, your food, and embrace the power of cooking at home with Home Cooking Comfort (2022). Wisconsin journalist Jennifer Rude Klett once again shares her personal best recipes along with valuable food insights. 


paperback $26.99

hardcover $34.99

ebook $12.99


Click the purple button below to buy Home Cooking Comfort at amazon.com:

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2021 COOKBOOK




"Home Cooking Comeback:

Neighborly Advice & 40 Pleasing Recipes from the 

Farm Kitchen of a Midwestern Food Journalist"


Award-winning journalist Jennifer Rude Klett shares her absolute best recipes, kitchen tips, and food advice garnered from her years as a food writer, home cook + baker. This cookbook will feature some of the favorite foods of Wisconsin and no-nonsense cooking advice with plenty of ideas for beginners and seasoned home cooks alike. Full of beautiful food and farm photographs, Home Cooking Comeback (2021) will help you create your own cherished food culture of nourishing meals.


$26.99 paperback

$34.99 hardcover

$12.99 ebook 


Click the purple button below to buy Home Cooking Comeback at amazon.com:

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UPCOMING APPEARANCES

Author Talk: "Home Cooking Comfort"

6:30 to 7:15 Wednesday 7 December 2022

Menomonee Falls Public Library

N156 N8436 Pilgrim Road

Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

Join Jennifer for this free program open to the public. Topics will cover Jennifer's two cookbooks, Wisconsin foods, holiday and home cooking. Signed copies of Home Cooking Comfort and Home Cooking Comeback in paperback $26.99 and hardcover $34.99 will be available, cash or checks accepted. Everyone is welcome!

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Wisconsin Public Radio Central Time

28 October 2022 Food Fridays talking with host Rob Ferrett about Wisconsin foods, fall recipes, and Home Cooking Comfort. Podcast available at wpr.org.


PRESS AWARDS




Milwaukee Press Club Excellence 

in Wisconsin Journalism Contest

May 2022


Best Consumer Story or Series

BRONZE WINNER


Seasonal Garlic Brings Wisconsin Farm-to-Table Flavor 

and Boost for Immune Systems

by Jennifer Rude Klett

Special to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Milwaukee Press Club Excellence 

in Wisconsin Journalism Contest

May 2021


Best Consumer Story or Series

SILVER WINNER


Best Baking Ever: Freshly Milled Flour Adds Flavor, Nutrition

by Jennifer Rude Klett

Special to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel



Milwaukee Press Club Excellence 

in Wisconsin Journalism Contest

10 May 2019


Best Consumer Story or Series

SILVER WINNER


Hog Wild for Heritage Pork

by Jennifer Rude Klett

Special to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel


Milwaukee Press Club Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism Contest

11 May 2018


Best Short Soft Feature Story

BRONZE WINNER


Home on the Range: Bison a Sweet Business, and Meat, in Wisconsin

by Jennifer Rude Klett

Special to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel



Milwaukee Press Club Excellence in Wisconsin Journalism Contest

12 May 2017


Best Short Feature Story

GOLD WINNER


Heritage Wheat: Farmer Cultivates Old-Fashioned Taste

by Jennifer Rude Klett

Special to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel