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in Nashville…

Ostensibly for the Great American eclipse, (We’re not taking credit for this inevitable phenomenon, are we? That would be just too Trumpian.) but also for the eats. Advertisements

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La Bonne Table

To be a gourmet you must start early, as you must begin riding early to be a good horseman. You must live in France, your father must have been a gourmet. Nothing in life must interest you but your stomach. … Continue reading

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Favorite Recipes of a Famous Hostess

With just a little scratching and stirring it’s fun to find the story hidden behind this dull green cover. Its author, Daisy Breaux, was born in 1863 to immigrants from Canada and Ireland. She married three times, and as noted in her obituary, … Continue reading

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Cookbook Digest–Skills to Savor

It’s summer, so that means grilling. (It’s the law.) And like New Year’s resolutions, maybe you have grilling resolutions–no more ashy hamburgers–or maybe you’re even ready to face down some serious barbecue–pork butt! Low & Slow will talk you through … Continue reading

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Cookbook Digest–Italian Traditions

My Italian-American family is a little bit skeptical about eating at Italian restaurants, because…wait for it…it won’t taste like home. (There are a few exceptions, one of them being Sardinia, in Miami Beach where everything always seems to be perfect.) … Continue reading

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Cookbook Digest, Spring 2014 Cookies!

Every Cookie Tells a Story, whether it’s a familiar chocolate chip or a more exotic sweet. If you’re ready to dig in to the classic stories of Sheharazade, read and cook from The Sweets of Araby by Leila Salloum Elias and … Continue reading

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Blogher Food ’14–Miami

At last year’s Blogher Food, I spoke on a panel about Telling Community Stories and History Through Food. I loved trading tales and comparing experiences with my fellow panel members, Vianney Rodriguez, Donna Pierce, and our insightful moderator, Addie Broyles. Bottom line: … Continue reading

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