How Julia Child Taught Me About Rule-Breaking

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

I’ve never been a very good rebel. I like safety nets, following the rules, and knowing what’s coming next. Yeah, I’m a bit of a control freak. I’m inspired, then, by women who are able to throw caution to the wind and embrace the unknown. Julia Child was one of those women. I recently read a biography about her called Julia Child Rules by Karen Karbo. What’s beautfiully ironic about the title is that…


Deb Dana and Hannah Sugarman’s Favorite Cookbooks

So…I like to cook. You know this. And I own far too many cookbooks. You know this, too. And Hannah? The protagonist in THE GIRLS’ GUIDE TO LOVE AND SUPPER CLUBS? She REALLY likes to cook. I hope you’ve all bought a copy of the book and therefore know this as well. So given that cooking is near and dear to my heart — and Hannah’s — I thought I’d…

Tuesday, February 12, 2013