Art of Eating

ISBN-10: 0764542613
ISBN-13: 9780764542619
Edition: 50th 2004 (Revised)
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Edition: 50th
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Publication date: 2/20/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 784
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 2.25" tall
Weight: 2.706
Language: English

Born July 3, 1908, in Albion, Michigan, M.F.K Fisher was raised primarily in Whittier, California, where she enjoyed cooking meals for her family. Encouraged in literary pursuits by her parents, she combined her favorite pastimes-cooking and writing-and began writing about cooking as early as 1929 when she moved to Dijon, France, with her first husband, Alfred Fisher. Fisher was educated at Illinois College, Occidental College, the University of California at Los Angeles, and the University of Dijon. She has written under the names Mary Frances Parrish, Victoria Bern, and Victoria Berne. A prolific author, her work is primarily autobiography and memoir. Her long list of publications includes Dubious Honors (1988) and Stay Me, Oh Comfort Me: Journals and Stories, 1933-1945, (1993). She also contributed articles to widely known magazines, including the New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and Gourmet. Fisher died of Parkinson's disease on June 22, 1992, in Glen Ellen, California.

The Art of Eating: In Celebration
Thoughts About M. F. K. Fisher and Her Work
One More Time
Appreciation
Introduction
Serve It Forth
To Begin
When a Man Is Small
Greek Honey and the Hon-Zo (3000 B.C.-100 A.D.--Egypt, the Orient, and Greece)
The Curious Nose
Let the Sky Rain Potatoes
Borderland
Garum (100 A.D.-400 A.D.--Rome)
Fifty Million Snails
Meals for Me
Dark Ages and the Men of God (1000 A.D.-1400 A.D.--Europe)
I Arise Resigned
In Sinistra Parte, Johannus Baptista (1100 A.D.-1450 A.D.--England)
Pity the Blind in Palate
A Pigges Pettie Toes (Elizabethan England)
The Standing and the Waiting
Catherine's Lonesome Cooks (1533 A.D.-1810 A.D.--France)
Two Birds Without a Branch
The Pale Yellow Glove
The Brothers
Set-piece for a Fishing Party (1810 A.D.-1900 A.D.--France)
On Dining Alone
Sing of Dinner in a Dish
Shell-Shock and Richard the Third (1900 A.D.--Europe and America)
The Social Status of a Vegetable
Cesar
To End
Consider The Gyster
Love and Death Among the Molluscs
A Supper to Sleep On
R is for Oyster
The Well-dressed Oyster
Take 300 Clean Oysters
A Lusty Bit of Nourishment
Pearls Are Not Good to Eat
Those Were Happy Days
Soup of the Evening, Beautiful Soup
Love Was the Pearl
My Country, 'Tis of Thee
As Luscious as Locusts
How To Cook A Wolf
Introduction to Revised edition
How to Be Sage Without Hemlock
How to Catch the Wolf
How to Distribute Your Virtue
How to Boil Water
How to Greet the Spring
How Not to Boil an Egg
How to Keep Alive
How to Rise Up Like New Bread
How to Be Cheerful Though Starving
How to Carve the Wolf
How to Make a Pigeon Cry
How to Pray for Peace
How to Be Content with a Vegetable Love
How to Make a Great Show
How to Have a Sleek Pelt
How to Comfort Sorrow
How to Be a Wise Man
How to Lure the Wolf
How to Drink to the Wolf
How Not to Be an Earthworm
How to Practice True Economy
Conclusion
The Gastronomical Me
Foreword
The Measure of My Powers
A Thing Shared
The Measure of My Powers
The Measure of My Powers
The First Oyster
The Measure of My Powers
The Measure of My Powers
Sea Change
The Measure of My Powers
To Feed Such Hunger
The Measure of My Powers
Noble and Enough
The Measure of My Powers
The Measure of My Powers
Sea Change
Sea Change
Sea Change
Define This Word
The Measure of My Powers
Once I Dreamed
I Remember Three Restaurants
Sea Change
The Lemming to the Sea
The Flaw
The Measure of My Powers
Feminine Ending
An Alphabet For Gourmets
Foreword
A is for dining Alone
B is for Bachelors
C is for Cautious
D is for Dining out
E is for Exquisite
F is for Family
G is for Gluttony
H is for Happy
I is for Innocence
J is for Juvenile dining
K is for Kosher
L is for Literature
M is for Monastic
N is for Nautical
O is for Ostentation
P is for Peas
Q is for Quantity
R is for Romantic
S is for Sad
T is for Turbot
U is for Universal
V is for Venality
W is for Wanton
X is for Xanthippe
Y is for Yak
Z is for Zakuski
From A to Z: The Perfect Dinner

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