The Yiddish Policemen's Union: A Novel by Michael Chabon
Grimod de la Reynière (1758-1838)
Julia Child (1912-2004)chef, author, television personality
We may live without poetry, music and art; We may live without conscience and live without heart; We may live without friends; we may live without books; But civilized man can not live without cooks.
Edward Robert Bulwer-Lytton (1831-1891) British diplomat, viceroy of India and poet
Arab Proverb quotes
notes on photos:
1. canning equipment, hancock shaker village, massachusetts. june 2007 (and a note on the quote - it is a line is from one of my favorite reads of last year. if you are searching for a good read you can't go wrong with michael chabon, who incidentally is not on this list!)
2. kevin's collection of skillets. fort worth, texas
3. julia child's kitchen as recreated on the lower level of the national museum of american history. I went to see julia's child last week - the exhibit was the inspiration for this week's tt as was julia's philosophy of cooking succinctly put is: "Above all have a good time." washington, dc
4. my mom rita and her friend helen in rita's kitchen. sometime in the late 1950s, san diego, california. (photo snapped by my dad) info updated 1.30
5. a group cook at ali's 50th birthday extravaganza. dungeness, washington
6. my late aunt eleanore, a great artist in the kitchen. (photo courtsey of my late uncle joe who was the love of el's life and pretty good in the kitchen also -not to mention he also built the kitchen for he was a carpenter and a cabinet maker!) mcadoo, pennsylvania
7. kay's dream kitchen, storrs, connecticut.
mack the knife performed by pearl bailey and dinah shore around 1960 - kick back and enjoy yourself!
theme thursdays so far: orange, bridges, amusement, transportation, shoes, birthday, home, door, water, steps, hair, wings, wheels, communication, keys, windows, trains, mailboxes, hands, baked goods, workspace, altars, books, leaves, spices, table, chairs, kitchen.