Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi

Getting to Know Phi Alpha Pi: Meet Jack

Now that we are getting to know Lizbeth’s family, we can meet her father: Jack.  Here are 5 things you won’t know about him from reading Phi Alpha Pi. You will learn that Jack is a chef and the son of one of the world’s most famous chefs.  You will learn that he doesn’t wantRead more

Recollection Wednesday: Julie & Julia (and the modern memoir)

Oh the food writer, chef, or foodie memoir.  I am a sucker for them.  I love food.  I love shows about food.  FOOD! Julie & Julia was the food memoir for my generation.  It includes all the key elements of a 2000 era memoir: Blogger post 9/11 questioning your life references to Buffy the VampireRead more

Weekly Meeting: Home Cooking

This week I am discussing Home Cooking: A Writer in the Kitchen, the book I selected for the March meeting of my real-life book club.  Each of us picked a book based on a theme.  This month the theme was cook books and we all are bringing a dish from the book’s recipes.  Of course, IRead more