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Butter – Elaine Khosrova

I love a good micro-history. I waffled about requesting this (sorry) (no, I’m not – I’m just trying not to make culinary puns all throughout), but I went ahead hoping for some fascinating details about how butter was invented/discovered, and … Continue reading

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100 Million Years of Food – Stephen Le

One thought that kept recurring while reading 100 Million Years of Food was how thoroughly this all seems to put paid to the idea of “Intelligent Design”. Because my overall conclusion from all of this is, lord, these bodies are … Continue reading

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Home Cooking – Laurie Colwin

The only thing worse than reading a book and loving it and then finding out that it’s the only book a writer has produced so far … is reading a book and loving it and then finding out that the … Continue reading

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Happy Pi Day!

3.142 … er, 3.13129… Um.  Oh, here – I think it’s a copyright violation to copy out the best strawberry pie recipe ever, from Diane Mott Davidson’s Dying for Chocolate  – but it is out there.  (Just cut back the … Continue reading

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