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My Life According To Oscar or, How To Make A Donald Crisp

I considered other Oscar winners for the year, but they just didn’t inspire cooking. Yes, I could have made a Sergeant Yorkshire pudding, but that seemed ridiculous. And under no circumstances was I about to make anything with the name Suspicion in it. In terms of baking, I firmly believe that anything Joan Fontaine-inspired is to be avoided, since the result will either be weepy or worse, too bitter to eat. Continue reading

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Comeback: Little Sheba

I’ve been spending entirely too much time watching episodes of The French Chef with Julia Child that my friend Craig gave me. I find Mrs. Child oddly hypnotizing. There is something about her uniquely-accented voice and the not-entirely graceful movement … Continue reading

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