27 October 2014
Perouge galette

Mimi Thorisson shares a recipe for galette Pérougienne

Galettete Pérougienne by Mimi Thorisson This is a wonderful speciality from the medieval town of Pérouges, near Lyon, made from a lemony yeasted brioche dough that […]
10 June 2014
exhibit photo

Researching America in 1914

Researching America in 1914   I enjoy history generally, but especially obscure history, the story of the underdog and the forgotten. So it was very exciting […]
5 June 2014
child

The Julia Child fascination

The Julia Child fascination   Julia Child Rules is the fourth and final installment in what has been dubbed my “Kick Ass Women” series — a […]
29 May 2014
Gather together

Maya Angelou Remembered

In Memory of Maya Angelou (1928-2014)   Maya Angelou, whose landmark 1969 book, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings — an unsparing account of growing […]