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Author Baker-Clark, Charles Allen.

Title Profiles from the kitchen : what great cooks have taught us about ourselves and our food / Charles A. Baker-Clark.

Imprint Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006.

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Description 1 online resource (x, 209 pages)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary In Profiles from the Kitchen, Charles A. Baker-Clark offers a collection of portraits of well-known culinary figures who have worked in different ways to shape our relationship with food. Despite their diverse personalities, backgrounds, and interests, Baker-Clark's subjects are a testament to the fact that both cooking and eating are endeavors well worth learning and sustaining. Profiles from the Kitchen includes well-known food writers such as M.F.K. Fisher, Eugene Walter, Elizabeth David, and John T. Edge; famous cooks such as Julia Child and James Beard; and contemporary chefs such as Rick.
Contents Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. The Lost Connections to Our Food; 2. James Beard; 3. M.F.K. Fisher; 4. Paul and Julie Child; 5. Elizabeth David; 6. Mama Dip; 7. Eugene Walter; 8. Susan Spicer; 9. Carlo Petrini; 10. Angus Campbell; 11. Rick, Deann, and Lanie Bayless; 12. Father Dominic Garramone, O.S.B.; 13. John T. Edge and the Southern Foodways Alliance; 14. The Rediscovery of Ourselves and Food; Index.
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Subject Cooks -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books -- Biography.
Other Form: Print version: Baker-Clark, Charles Allen. Profiles from the kitchen. Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006 0813123984 (DLC) 2006001958 (OCoLC)63125941
ISBN 0813171334 (electronic bk.)
9780813171333 (electronic bk.)
0813123984 (print)
9780813123981 (print)