Catherine Owen

Culture and Cooking / Art in the Kitchen

138 printed pages
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  • Amy Sapanhas quoted5 years ago
    I believe there exists a feeling, not often expressed perhaps, but prevalent among young people, that for a lady to cook with her own hands is vulgar; to love to do it shows that she is of low intellectual caliber, a sort of drawing-room Bridget.
  • Amy Sapanhas quoted5 years ago
    but Grimod de la Reyniere, the most celebrated gourmet of his day, author of "Almanach des Gourmands," and authority on all matters culinary of the last century, said, "A true epicure can dine well on one dish, provided it is excellent of its kind."
  • Amy Sapanhas quoted5 years ago
    A little advice by way of valedictory

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