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M.F.K. Fisher

M.F.K. Fisher wrote hundreds of stories for The New Yorker and twenty-six books, including How to Cook a Wolf and An Alphabet for Gourmets. Her personal essays helped define the food-writing genre. She died in 1992.

— From May 2022
The Dog-Eared Page

Love And Death Among The Molluscs

An oyster leads a dreadful but exciting life. Indeed, his chance to live at all is slim, and if he should survive the arrows of his own outrageous fortune and in the two weeks of his carefree youth find a clean smooth place to fix on, the years afterwards are full of stress, passion, and danger.

May 2022
The Dog-Eared Page

excerpted from
An Alphabet For Gourmets

P is for peas . . . [and here are] a few reasons why the best peas I ever ate in my life were, in truth, the best peas I ever ate in my life.

May 2010
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