We start the list with The Art of Eating, a sampling of collected works by M.F.K. Fisher. The book includes Serve It Forth, Consider the Oyster, How to Cook a Wolf, The Gastronomical Me and An Alphabet for Gourmets. Generally considered one of the best food writers of all time, … [Read more...] about M.F.K. Fisher’s The Art of Eating
I just found that the "castle house" mentioned in The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry is now online. This is the house where we spent our first vacation together, and where we were later married. Note the tower. Such a great place. So many memories. My author photo was taken … [Read more...] about The “castle house”
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M9LBJ9sHE1k&hl=en_US&fs=1&]Last week, video of Michael Ruhlman calling "bullshit" on people's claim that they don't have time to cook made waves online. The exchange started when IACP panelists Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg … [Read more...] about Bullshit, revisited
In cooperation with Bumbershoot and the Richard Hugo House, there's now a special sweepstakes to win a spot in my intensive weekend-long writing course Hungry for Words. You can learn more about it in this fabulously compelling PDF. To enter, simply send an email with your name … [Read more...] about Win a spot in the food writing weekend…
For this cruise, I’m contracted to put together two demonstrations and two hands-on classes. It doesn’t sound like much, but it's still a lot of work. The demonstrations make up part of the at-sea offerings aimed to keep the 1,981 guests amused while the boat lumbers onto the … [Read more...] about What does a guest chef do, anyway?