Category Archives: Books I Love and Loathe.
Several weeks ago, Amy Sherman gave me a cookbook entitled Hungry Girl: Recipes and Survival Strategies for Guilt-Free Eating in the Real World, because she knew it would drive me crazy. How well she knows me. I browsed through the … Continue reading
A few weeks ago, I was watching To Be or Not To Be at a friend’s house where, after the film, I wandered into the kitchen to help myself to a glass of water. As I was drinking, I spied … Continue reading
Yes, I know. The word of the hour is recession but, frankly, I don’t know the difference. Nor do I much care, since I’ve never had much money to lose anyway. I do, however, smell a trend. On Tuesday, my … Continue reading
… or The Carnivore’s Dilemma. Originally, I had thought to do a little post on yet another odd celebrity cookbook, this one by Ted (Cat Scratch Fever) Nugent and his wife, Shemane. I thought I might be able to write … Continue reading
Summer reading should be pleasant fare. Though I had found perverse comfort earlier this season in Barbara Tuchman’s A Distant Mirror— the wars and epidemics of our own century seem paltry when compared to the Hundred Years’ War and Bubonic … Continue reading