Peg Bracken and The I Hate To Cook Book

"Some women, it is said, like to cook. This book is not for them." Peg Bracken Peg Bracken was a writer most known for The I Hate to Cook Book which made her a celebrity in the 1960s. During the height of her popularity she was a spokesperson for Birds Eye frozen foods while also … Continue reading Peg Bracken and The I Hate To Cook Book

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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