Delve into the world of self-publishing on this week's Eat Your Words! Cathy Erway chats with John Sundstrom, chef and author of the new cookbook, Lark: Cooking Against the Grain. Tune into this episode to learn about the recipes and the type of food included in the book. Why did John decide to self-publish? Hear how John implemented crowd-sourcing techniques to fund the book, and how the volume is getting distributed. What are the pros and cons of self-publishing? Find out more about John's new venture, Community Supported Cookbooks, and why the DIY attitude should be spread to the world of books. Where did John draw inspiration from? Find out all of this and more on this week's installment of Eat Your Words! Thanks to our sponsor, Underground Meats. Thanks to The California Honeydrops for today's music.


"The hope was to help people to become more confident cooks once they already have some kitchen skills." [11:15]

"Cookbooks should be the books that stand the test of time." [22:50]

-- John Sundstrom on Eat Your Words