Dione Lucas’ Omelets

Dione Lucas, who I wrote about here, had strong opinions on a lot of things. Her opinion on the ever comedic and lighthearted Galloping Gourmet was that "there is no need to introduce buffoonery into cooking". She once called commercial mayonnaise a "hi-jinx on the American public". Also, she stated that it is "better to … Continue reading Dione Lucas’ Omelets

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Dione Lucas: The Mother of French Cooking in America

When thinking of French cooking in mid century America, most of our thoughts go straight to Julie Child and her iconic tome dedicated to French cuisine Mastering the Art of French Cooking. There are some that also probably think that Child’s cooking show “The French Chef” was the first of its kind but a few … Continue reading Dione Lucas: The Mother of French Cooking in America