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Author Reardon, Joan, 1930-

Title M.F.K. Fisher among the pots and pans : celebrating her kitchens / Joan Reardon ; foreword by Amanda Hesser
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, c2008


Description 1 online resource (xii, 168 p.)
Series California studies in food and culture ; 22
California studies in food and culture ; 22
Contents Whittier and Laguna Beach, 1908-1922 -- At boarding school, 1923-1928 -- From Dijon to Eagle Rock, 1929-1936 -- At Le Paquis, 1936-1939 -- At Bareacres, 1939-1949 -- California and Provence, 1949-1961 -- In St. Helena, 1961-1970 -- Last house, 1971-1980 -- The lodestar
Summary From her very first book, Serve It Forth, M.F.K. Fisher wrote about her ideal kitchen. In her subsequent publications, she revisited the many kitchens she had known and the foods she savored in them to express her ideas about the art of eating. M.F.K. Fisher among the Pots and Pans, interspersed with recipes and richly illustrated with original watercolors, is a retrospective of Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher's life as it unfolded in those homey settings--from Fisher's childhood in Whittier, California, to the kitchens of Dijon, where she developed her taste for French foods and wines; from the id
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 163-168)
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Subject Fisher, M. F. K. (Mary Frances Kennedy), 1908-1992.
SUBJECT Fisher, M. F. K. (Mary Frances Kennedy), 1908-1992 fast
Subject Food writers -- United States -- Biography
COOKING -- Methods -- Professional.
COOKING -- History.
Food writers
United States
Genre/Form Biographies
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2021696878
ISBN 9780520934771