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Every Cookbook Collector’s Dream: A Photo Finish

Southern writer Pat Conroy collected recipes and cookbooks. So did Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Anne Porter. I hope, when they died, they didn’t have as many cookbooks as food journalist Russ Parsons.  He claims, at one time, to have owned … Continue reading

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Dining with American Writers: Cooking with Fire

Pulitzer Prize winner Katherine Anne Porter collected cookbooks, clipped recipes, and even attended cooking classes at Paris’ Cordon Bleu culinary school. Locating this Texas writer’s favorite recipe gives me a clue to her palate preferences. Her tastes, like her simmering … Continue reading

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