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A stew or a story : an assortment of short works by M.F.K. Fisher

Author: Joan Reardon; M F K Fisher
Publisher: Emeryville, CA : Shoemaker & Hoard, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A Stew or a Story covers five decades of Fisher's writing for such notable publications as Gourmet, Bon Appetit, Atlantic Monthly, Harper's Bazaar, The New York Times, The New Yorker, Ladies' Home Journal, and Vogue. But collected here also are articles nearly impossible to find from lesser-known, more ephemeral magazines. Essays on people, places, and of course food, mix here with delightful fiction to become a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: M F K Fisher
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Reardon; M F K Fisher
ISBN: 1593761155 9781593761158
OCLC Number: 65064273
Description: xvii, 364 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Legend of love --
What happened to Miss Browning --
A possible possession --
The ten most important food books of all time --
Shall it be ... eating or dining? --
Love in a dish --
Gourmets are made --
not born --
The great good sense and comfort of the fork supper --
Little meals with great implications --
If this were my place --
Honest is good --
Made, with love, by hand --
Learn to touch ... to smell ... to taste --
How Victoria set the American table --
Shelf life --
Through a glass darkly --
Coffee --
Spoon bread and moonlight --
The taste for Bortsch --
A hymn to left-overs --
The best way to entertain --
Pasta : Italian-born, American-made --
Martini-Zheen, anyone? --
The pleasures of picnics
Responsibility: gathered and introduced by Joan Reardon.
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This book covers five decades of M.F.K. Fisher's writing for such notable and diverse publications as "Gourmet, Bon Appetit, Ladies Home Journal, Atlantic Monthly, Harper's Bazaar, The New York  Read more...

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