A Recent Talk to the Piedmont, Calif. Garden Club: My husband said just as we were seated in a restaurant: I heard someone on NPR talking about M.F.K Fisher. He had that slightly surprised look he gets when there’s news from my world that didn’t come from me. Yes – he said – the guy […]
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Pectin makes it all possible. Pectin is one of God’s best ideas, purveyed in fruity packages. No question: God intended us to have jellies and jams and marmalade. This is why I take my marmalade straight, by the spoonful . . .
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