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Product Details

  • Paperback: 200 pages
  • Publisher: Hans Cooks; 1st edition (January 23, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1607431718
  • ISBN-13: 978-1607431718
  • Product Dimensions: 10 x 8.9 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.8 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (35 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #331,877 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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In the interests not of full disclosure, but of pride I must tell you Hans Rueffert is my dear friend, and has been for 13 years.  In that time circumstances have not always been kind to him, to say the least, but he has never once let go of his passion for life and it's pleasures, for friendship and it's comforts, and for art s visionary potential.  
Here is a snapshot of one of the most epic souls I have had the honor to know.
This book will make you laugh, make you weep, and make you cook.  There's never been a book quite like this volume, but then I can say without fear of contradiction that the world has never seen a man like Hans. --Clive Barker

To whom it may concern: Hans Rueffert is handsome, honest, and humorous; and he never served me any meal that was less than excellent! He is a hero in the kitchen. --Dr. Ferrol Sams

We ve long known Hans Rueffert as a gifted chef whose strength, resilience and focus shine through in his recipes and have now come to learn his story is every bit as compelling as his cooking. Â Â Brutally honest, yet handled with grace and confidence, Eat Like There s No Tomorrow is proof that you might be able to take a guy s stomach, but you can t take his guts. --Dan Smith and Steve McDonagh authors, Talk With Your Mouth Full

About the Author

Where some people have a soundtrack to their life, Hans Rueffert has a menu. Having been raised in one of Georgia's landmark restaurants, The Woodbridge Inn, Hans spent his entire life with food. In 2005, Hans finished 3rd in the first season of The Next Food Network Star. Two weeks after that competition, he was diagnosed with stomach cancer and subsequently lost half of his stomach and esophagus. Hans currently hosts a cooking show on GPTV called Hans Cooks the South and teaches regularly at the Cancer Wellness Center at Piedmont in Atlanta.]

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The stories, photography and recipes are all beautifully done.
Carrie A. Mckinney
Hans knows there's too little time in life for fluff- and so he packs his beautiful book with real food, real stories, real life.
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I would recommend this book to anyone who has even passing interest in cooking or just an interest in food.
Jason Flanagan

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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By St Choice Signsampson Presstko on April 9, 2009
Format: Paperback
In 2005 Hans Rueffert of Jasper, Georgia competed in the first season of the Food Network's incredibly popular special series, "Who Wants to Be the Next Food Network Star". Hans placed third, and went back home to his wife and children and resumed his job as chef for his family's business, the Woodbridge Inn. Shortly thereafter, on the day before he was to turn 33, Hans learned he had gastric cancer which led to the removal of half his stomach and a portion of his esophagus. Just one year before, he had lost his beloved sister Sonja to cancer.

Hans fought back against his disease, and in the process developed the intense appreciation for life experienced by those who have come so close to losing it. Seventy pounds lighter, he returned to public television and now he has written a high end soft cover cookbook that showcases his love for food, those who grow it, and those who consume it, but this is a bit more than a cookbook. With wry humor Hans talks some about his ordeal and offers his philosophy on cooking which is experiment, enjoy, share, and eat healthy.

There is much here for foodies like grilled quail with fig-chipotle BBQ sauce, tilapia en papillote, and smoked trout cakes with horseradish dill sauce. There are numerous German recipes like frittaten suppe, strips of crepes with a simple chicken vegetable soup ladled over them. Hans made this lovely soup when he appeared on the Food Network. There are also many recipes that the average home cook can easily manage like a splendidly sloppy Monte Christo sandwich, an especially moist cranberry orange cake that is a must for me next fall, and a Vidalia onion marmalade that looks irresistible. Hans's advice is to use the very best and freshest local ingredients you can manage no matter what you're making.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful By Sandra Ellis on March 21, 2009
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This cookbook is wonderful. You will read it cover to cover. It makes you feel like you are sitting in the kitchen with the Chef, talking about life and joy and (of course) food. This is one book that will go on the coffee table, not in the bookshelf with 'other' cookbooks. Not your ordinary cookbook. Lots of information and great recipes.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By maryb on March 1, 2011
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"Eat Like There's No Tomorrow" is a marvel. At times, you may feel you've opened a photography book or a novel instead of a cookbook.

Its author, Hans Rueffert, informs every page with his spirit of kindness, intelligence, love of food and family. The photographs, mostly by Hans and his wife Amy, are simple, clear and inviting. The narratives woven throughout are often funny and always hopeful.

Hans is a born encourager. Whether it's urging readers to consider eating from local sources as much as possible, starting a garden or a compost heap, or trying a new vegetable, he makes you believe that you can do it.

He's a teacher at heart.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By SusanB on March 21, 2009
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I loved the book for many reasons. Hans brings us through his life and into his kitchen. I learned so much about appreciating food and life.
The pictures are wonderful. This is much more than a "cookbook" (and a very good one at that!). I read it in one night but find myself picking it up again and again just to reread a certain page or look at the pictures.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Kathe Hall on March 21, 2009
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Oh my stars... I bought two of these...One for a friend and one for myself.
I started reading it and couldn't put it down..I finished it in one evening. I will buy more. The stories, the humour, the photography is out of this world.... The recipes will have your mouth watering and you will be off to the grocery to purchase ingredients for not only one recipe but many! Hans has a real appreciation of the taste buds... and I can't wait to try a recipe!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By d99 on August 9, 2010
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Hans Rueffert's creative recipes really do produce exciting new taste sensations! Loved reading the notes about his childhood, his family, and his journey with cancer as well. I thought I was done buying new cookbooks but am glad I gave in and bought this for the truly unique recipes.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By AmbersFinder on March 15, 2010
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I was fortunate enough to pick up "Eat Like There's No Tomorrow" at Disney World after listening to a lecture by Mr. Rueffert. I would describe the book as a fusion of a cookbook, an autobiography, a healthy living guide, a nature journal, and an inspirational tale about facing adversity. I cannot imagine any type of person who would not enjoy reading this book. There are many beautiful full color photos in the book. As an aside, the author came across in person as a really nice and genuine man so you should feel good about spending your money on this book.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Jason Flanagan on May 8, 2009
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This is one of the most beautiful books we own. The recipes are simple and are really centered on ingredients rather than technique - which is really nice for an amatuer like me.

I would recommend this book to anyone who has even passing interest in cooking or just an interest in food.

I can honestly say that this book has inspired me to put more thought into the meals I make for my family on many levels.
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