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Cooking our way through Gourmet 1972 – January with poulet boivin, silent women, and the new Cadillac

The covers of these issues usually display a photo of scenery from a stunning locale.  A feature article will explore the culinary practices of the region, often in Europe but sometimes elsewhere.  January’s issue explores the island of Corfu in Yugoslavia. … Continue reading

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We start with glace de viande

Last year I committed to an ambitious project after acquiring a volume of Gourmet Magazines from the magical year of 1972, which brought us Cabaret, The Eagles, and most importantly, me. Once a month I intended to prepare a recipe … Continue reading

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Oh Paula Deen, what were you thinking?

No doubt you have heard of Paula Deen’s seemingly career-ending mishap, but if you have not, here is a recap:  The celebrity chef admitted in a deposition, under oath, that she had used the n-word in the past, years ago, according … Continue reading

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Finding me

I think it started last month with the book. It was a Saturday, and I had just laid my daughter down for her nap. My son was entertaining himself, and I had a little time on my hands. The house … Continue reading

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And now for a very dangerous dessert

So I was reading my Frank Sinatra Celebrity Cookbook… What?  I never said that I wasn’t a dork.  It’s actually a great cookbook, loaded with contributions from a lot of Frank’s friends.  One of the little treasures I found in … Continue reading

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Cooking Our Way Through Gourmet, 1972: February!

Talk about running late!  My intention was to run this blog a few days ago, in honor of…well, in honor of my birthday.  But on that day I was quite busy stuffing my face with cupcakes and I ran out … Continue reading

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A Month of Mardi Gras Cooking: Shrimp Creole and King Cake

On our last weekend before the Mardi Gras crescendo,  went to a parade, and cooked, and baked.  Also, my friend has me convinced that I do indeed want to do Mardi Gras in New Orleans one day.  I think we’re a … Continue reading

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