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Southern cookbook author Nathalie Dupree invites a "few" folks over to tour her Charleston home.Read more.
How much food would you say you waste on a monthly basis? Yearly? A new book is highlighting this issue -- one I’m both passionate about and guilty of.Read more.
When Ruth Reichl was in Miami last month for the Book Fair, the demise of Gourmet, the magazine she’d edited for the past 10 years, had recently been announced. Ruth told an audience of several hundred fans that neither she nor her staff got any advanced warning whatsoever that the magazine would be axed.Read more.
In England and the rest of the world, “curry” is the catchall word for anything Indian that is mottled with hot spices, with or without a sauce. In Raghavan Iyer's India, curry just IS!Read more.
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My husband grew up in Michigan and his mother was originally from the hills of Kentucky. I first had Chocolate Gravy one winter when she was visiting. Growing up in the South, too, I was surprised that I had never had it nor even heard about it. Anyway it was rich and delicious and she served it over hot, flaky biscuits.
My husband told me that when he and his cousin were running cross country in high school, before each Saturday race, his mother would make them biscuits and chocolate gravy. Now thanks to Cheap. Fast. Good! I am preparing your version of biscuits and chocolate gravy. Except now instead of heading to a cross country race we will be headed to our son's swim meet. Thanks for helping me carry on a family tradition.
-- Louanne Bisel
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