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tracy-ewens's picture
Aug.14.2013
Orville Wright didn't have a pilot's license. Now that's most likely because he and his brother are credited with the first flight. All the licensing and regulatory business came later, but I like the idea that one of the pioneers of flight wasn't licensed. It's similar to the quote in the movie...
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Sep.18.2012
Read any lately? Sure you have. I'm currently reading Murder on the Rocks, by Karen MacInerny, and I've ordered a new memoir about Julia Child, called, Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child. Looking forward to that, and I also want to read Ian McEwan's new novel, Sweet Tooth. I'm a sucker for...
jennifer-kathleen-gibbons's picture
Aug.15.2012
    She was always on television, usually on Sunday mornings. She was the person your mother watched after she woke up and said "Enough cartoons." Then she would change it to PBS. And there was this woman with curly brown hair on the screen. She usually wore a blue shirt with a no...
jolina-petersheim's picture
Mar.31.2011
This morning, still bleary-eyed with sleep and the zombie-ing effects of nighttime Zicam, I decided to make a vat of pea soup spiked with cayenne to combat my and Hubby’s cold. Pretty simple, right? Just dump the frozen peas into a pot, dice up a Vidalia onion, add a splash of milk, a glob of MSG-...
dale-estey's picture
Jan.20.2010
Oh - yes! Bow down to Julia Child, say I. Even in death she leads the best seller lists.   Cookbooks a bright spot in an otherwise lackluster seasonBy Lynn Andriani -- Publishers Weekly, 1/19/2010 10:18:00 AM Holiday sales may have been short of expectations at Barnes & Noble and Borders,...
jm-cornwell's picture
Dec.30.2009
In between running around on errands, sending books out to family and friends (signed of course) and working, I finally sat down last night and watched Julie & Julia. It was very good. I loved watching Julia Child cook on TV with Jacques and others, but she was the draw. It wasn't her high...
annette-dunlea's picture
Oct.26.2009
Book in the Media - Mastering French Cooking Title: Mastering the Art of French Cooking: v. 1 Authors: Julia Child, Simone Beck, and Louisette BerthollePaperback: 688 pages Publisher: Penguin (26 Oct 2009) ISBN-10: 0141048417 ISBN-13: 978-0141048413 Product Dimensions: 19.4 x 12.8 x 3.4 cm Product...
lauren-john's picture
Sep.10.2009
"Food, like the people who eat it, can be stimulated by wine or spirits. And, as with people, it can also be spoiled. The quality in a white or red wine, vermouth, Madeira, or brandy which heightens the character of cooking is not the alcohol content, which is usually evaporated, but the...
dale-estey's picture
Aug.28.2009
Frustrated Novelist Julia Child Finally Tops Bestseller List   Yesterday news broke that Julia Child's "Mastering the Art of French Cooking" will debut at number one on the New York Times bestseller list for hardcover Advice, How-To and Miscellaneous--reportedly the first time that...
dale-estey's picture
Aug.25.2009
The power of the cinema upon book sales. Almost 48 years after it was first published, “Mastering the Art of French Cooking” by Julia Child is finally topping the best-seller list, bringing with it all the butter, salt and goose fat that home chefs had largely abandoned in the age of Lipitor....