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Cleaning Out the Basement–Summer Cooking

When the weather turns, I find myself shifting seasons in the closet–putting away sweaters, digging out T-shirts–and in the kitchen. And when summer is firmly set, I find myself pulling out my worn copy of Elizabeth David’s Summer Cooking. My … Continue reading

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Between the Lines and Between the Pages

This week’s New York Times Food Section included a story about the meaningful marginalia often recorded in cookbooks–whether it’s your Mom’s notes about adding less cayenne or Julia Child’s meticulous notes on technique. The record of use can be nostalgic … Continue reading

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