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Category: First Person

A Cookbook from the Heart, Written for the Soul

Unless you are Julia Child or Giada de Laurentis — both very experienced food pros — writing a cookbook is an epic challenge. You probably ask yourself a dozen questions before you write a proposal and sign a contract. Would you have an audience? Can you write well? What do you know about food? And, […]

Was I nuts?

I know nothing about the food business. But, I’m learning. My adventure in the culinary arts started as I was phasing in my retirement from Voice of America, where I had worked as a science reporter for more than 30 years. At a retirement seminar, I was advised to have a post-retirement plan. I had […]