This book has had great recommendations and widespread publicity. Nonetheless, some may imagine that it is political, religious, dull, or predictable. It is none of […]
Most people love to eat and have cherished memories of meals they’ve shared over the years with friends and family. If you’ve ever read Peter Mayle, Frances Mayes or Carol Drinkwater, you know exactly what I mean. Their memoirs, while not technically in the culinary genre, all describe the planning and execution of those meals in a very personal way.
Michael Ruhlman, the gourmand and talented nonfiction writer (Making of a Chef and House: A Memoir among others) wrote a quote on the back cover of […]
When you discover that Susan Gilman, author of the exotically titled Undress Me in the Temple of Heaven, is already an accomplished and published writer you may have trouble […]
My husband says that I read everywhere, not that there’s anything wrong with that. I always have a book with me, just in case. So, […]