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What She Ate by Laura Shapiro

Amy B.    August 8, 2017    Comments Off on What She Ate by Laura Shapiro

Food writer Laura Shapiro examines the lives of six prominent women through their “food stories” in this collective biography. The women are:

Dorothy Wordsworth, sister of the poet William Wordsworth, whose evocative reference to “black puddings” in her diary summarizes…

A Celebration of Butter

Amy B.    January 24, 2017    Comments Off on A Celebration of Butter

Artisanal butter may be the latest foodie trend, but the familiar yellow stick from the supermarket has a worthy backstory as well. Food writer Elaine Khosrova celebrates it all in Butter: A Rich History. From the economic importance of milkmaids …