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(Irene Irene) Cara Cara Granita

It’s Oscar time again, in case you hadn’t noticed. Which is pretty much what I wound up doing this year. Not noticing, I mean. I somehow managed to see only one Oscar-nominated movie over the past twelve months and I … Continue reading

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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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Stephane Audran: Queen of Oscar Feast and Famine

Oscar night is coming. Are you ready? I’m not. In fact, I almost totally forgot about them this year– and that’s saying something, considering the fact that, as a ten year-old, I decided to memorize every Best Picture, Best Director, … Continue reading

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