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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:   Print 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: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: M F K Fisher; 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 9781593761653 1593761651
OCLC Number: 65064273
Description: xvii, 364 pages ; 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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"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 delectable feast."--Jacket.

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