An Alphabet for Gourmets

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Macmillan, 1949 - Cooking - 213 pages
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In Alphabet for Gourmets, M.F.K. Fisher arranges a selection of her essays in a whimsical way that reveals the breadth and depth of her passion. From A for (dining) alone to Z for Zakuski, "a Russian hors d'oeuvre," Fisher alights on both longtime obsessions and idiosyncratic digressions. As usual, she liberates her readers from caution and slavish adherence to culinary tradition-- and salts her writings with a healthy dose of humor.
  

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User Review  - Eingram - Goodreads

Thank you, Goodreads, for reminding me I said I was reading this. I don't have a lot of pithy/useful commentary, but I have loved everything I have ever read by MFK Fisher. Do you like food, and also reading? Read her. Love her. Read full review

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User Review  - Floundering About - Goodreads

well, half-read anyway. Read full review

Contents

B if for Bachelors
17
E is for Exquisite
30
F is for Family
37
G is for Gluttony
47
S3 His for Happy
55
J is for juvenile dining
66
K is for Kosher
73
Mis for Monastic
86
N is for Nautical
93
OwbrOstentation
103
Pis for Peas
110
Q is for Quantity
119
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M.F.K. Fisher is the author of numerous books of essays and reminiscences, many of which have become American classics.

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