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Critics in the World of the Rising Souffle by Nora Ephron

The food world can be a terribly gossipy place, particularly when the people in it start to look at themselves as Players. Before “foodies” there was “The Food Establishment”, way back in 1968, and here’s Nora Ephron to tell us all about it. 11 more words

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Woman Warrior by Maxine Hong Kingston

“Once in a young lifetime one should be allowed to have as much sweetness as one can possibly want and hold.” – Judith Olney

But sometimes things which taste sweet offer unexpected challenges – depending on who you are, where you come from, your history and culture . 12 more words


The I Hate to Cook Book by Peg Bracken

Peg Bracken. My mother had her book. My mother did not cook. Or at the least, she didn’t like to cook. Peg Bracken was one of a kind, and definitely worth reading. 265 more words



If you are a fan of Jane Austen, check out the lostgenerationreader blog here. She is hosting an Austen in August event.


In vain I have struggled to hold back my thoughts, but it will not do.  920 more words


Some female Weird Fiction writers you should know about

Last week, I posted about five male Weird Fiction writers that are, in my opinion, too much of a “secret”.  Today, I’m listing women writers in that same category.   564 more words


Blame it on Hong Kong: The Piano Teacher by Janice Y. K. Lee


“I’ve known girls like you for years.  You come over from England and don’t know what to do with yourselves.  You could be different.  You should take the opportunity to become something else.”  (55) 1,128 more words


Omelette Roulee by Julia Child


Julia Child tops the list of ‘favorite chefs’ and ‘favorite cookbook authors’ among foodies of all ilks. Recipe-writing and cooking instruction are inarguably foodwriting. As a matter of fact, there are those who believe that *only* recipe-writing and cooking instruction are… 35 more words