Monthly Archives: July 2013

Conversation at Tea

In her Home Manual Everybody’s Guide in Social, Domestic, and Business Life (1889) Mrs. Logan makes the following suggestion for an awkward social moment: At an afternoon tea. Strangers have been introduced, and exhausted the convenient subject of the weather, … Continue reading

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Two quick summer meals from the farmers’ market

Here are two quick dinners from the farmers’ market. With a sick baby and a hot kitchen, I haven’t had much time to cook this week, and I am sorry to say no time to include pictures, but here are … Continue reading

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New Cookbook for Summer

I just received Clotilde Dusoulier’s wonderful new cookbook, The French Market Cookbook. Dusoulier is best known for her blog, Chocolate and Zucchini. The recipes are vegetarian (I know, French vegetarian, sounds odd), and feature seasonal produce. I am planning to … Continue reading

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