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  • Recipes that speak plainly

    Recipes that speak plainly
    Ever since I picked up my first Elizabeth David book, I've been enamored of her prose recipe style. And by that I mean recipes written in a minimalist way, not in numbered steps, almost as a narrative. No long reel of ingredients. A few sentences or...
  • Liar liar, officepants on fire

    Liar liar, officepants on fire
    That's a good point! (No it isn't.) I'd be happy to join the team! (I'd rather be eaten by wart hogs.) Your cake is delicious! (Thanks for the food poisoning, Julia Child.) These are but a few examples of the lies we tell at work. Most aren't...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Still 'As Is' after 30+ years

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Still 'As Is' after 30+ years
    Dizz's As Is has been around since 1977, and that kind of longevity for a restaurant indicates it has been doing something very right, for a very long time. Upon entering this cottage-like building, you feel as if you have been transported into the...
  • Michael J. Wagner, chef

    Michael J. Wagner, chef
    Michael Joseph Wagner, an award-winning chef who taught at the old Baltimore International College, died of melanoma Sept. 17 at the Gilchrist Hospice of Columbia. He was 52 and lived in Columbia. Born in Baltimore and raised in Rodgers Forge and in...
  • Julia Child: Still cooking as a writer

    Julia Child: Still cooking as a writer
    Julia Child would have been 100 on Aug. 15, and the occasion is being marked by a flurry of published works honoring her as a woman, a cook, a television legend and even a cat fancier. But what about Child as writer? After all, her inaugural cookbook...
  • 'Smell the food on every page'

    'Smell the food on every page'
    Twenty years ago, Bob Spitz spent several weeks touring Sicily in the company of Julia Child. "We ate and drank and talked. We talked about her entire life," recalled the writer of "Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child." "I had her voice in my...
  • The question: What's your favorite book about sports?

    The question: What's your favorite book about sports?
    My favorite is a children's book called "Keeping Score" by Linda Sue Park. Taking place in Brooklyn in the 1950s, this story focuses on 9-year-old Maggie (named for Joe DiMaggio) and her love for the Brooklyn Dodgers. Maggie learns several important...
  • The question: Who's your favorite cookbook author?

    The question:  Who's your favorite cookbook author?
    The Barefoot Contessa! Ina Garten knows how to cook and her recipes are fun and easy to follow. She entertains with style, grace and simplicity. I want my guests to feel at home and her cookbooks make the reader feel as though (he or she) is in her...
  • Julia Child's 100th: Everything you need to know

    Julia Child's 100th: Everything you need to know
    On what would have been 100th birthday for Julia Child, queen of the upscale cookbook, here's some good reading: The Washington Post reports that the National Museum of American History today reopened one of its most beloved exhibits: the kitchen Child...
  • San Gabriel Valley roundup: Red Hen Press settles into Pasadena, Program could put more books into the hands of preschoolers

    San Gabriel Valley roundup: Red Hen Press settles into Pasadena, Program could put more books into the hands of preschoolers
    Good morning, readers. Today is Thursday, August 16. Today's roundup is very lit-heavy and I'm OK with that. Red Hen Press recently moved from the Valley to Pasadena, partially because the latter is home to more artists and creatives. When asked about...
  • August 20: Lunchbreak - Julia Child Recipes, Adapted

    August 20: Lunchbreak - Julia Child Recipes, Adapted
    Flavour Cooking School 7401 Madison Street Forest Park www.flavourcookingschool.com/ Culinary Boot Camp September 22 and 29 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 5 Favorite Lessons from Julia Child Cook with quality equipment Make it work! Use real butter Learn the...