Review: ‘French Chef in America’ recalls Julia Child’s influential career

cusineReview: ‘French Chef in America’ recalls Julia Child’s influential career
But as Prud’homme points out, Child embodied a curious duality. On the one hand, she wanted to rescue classical French cuisine from the encroachments of fast food and U.S.-style supermarkets (although the French clearly enjoyed convenience as much as the …
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The Ultimate Guide to French Food
America has a long history of elevating French food to the status of the rare, the fancy, and the untouchable by ordinary home cooks. But since 1961, at least, with the appearance of volume one of Julia Child, Louisette Bertholle, and Simone Beck’s …
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This French startup just raised M to make food out of mealworms
French startup Ynsect wants you to eat bugs — eventually. For now, it’s focusing on creating insect protein to feed farmed animals a healthier, more eco-conscious diet. After raising just over $ 15 million in investment funding, Ynsect to expand its …
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VDOT Transportation Career Day Thursday in Manassas

trendVDOT Transportation Career Day Thursday in Manassas
MANASSAS, VA — Want to get schooled on how to operate on of those giant construction vehicles often seen along highways? Want to learn how to build a bridge? Want to get a scholarship? Those who answered yes to any of those three questions should head to …
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Bomb threat temporarily closes Kalamazoo transportation center, police investigating
KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – On a busy Art Hop Friday night in downtown Kalamazoo, police cars rushed to the transportation center, responding to a reported bomb threat. Police tell Newschannel 3 the threat was called in around just before 8:30 p.m …
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Take Stress Out of Transportation
Transportation doesn’t start with the truck and trailer; it begins where cattle are loaded. Once in the pen it isn’t so much what type of facilities are holding the cattle but how they are handled that matter. “The design has a limited impact on the …
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Are Office Politics Ruining Your Career? Try This

trendAre Office Politics Ruining Your Career? Try This
Office politics are an inevitable game, and at times can be extremely exhausting. In a politically charged environment, carefully calculated efforts must be put forth to ensure your success. The key to staying afloat within the organizational politics …
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Can a Book With Bad Politics Be a Good Book?
Good books with bad politics are not a new problem. On the contrary, the subject is one of the oldest in Western thought, going all the way back to Plato’s “Republic.” For the ancient Greeks, the “Iliad” was the ultimate good book, playing a formative …
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Donald Trump and the Rise of Loudmouth Politics
Donald Trump has overturned American politics in ways we can’t even imagine yet. His signature policies—building the wall, banning the Muslims, a trade war with the Chinese and Mexicans—are ridiculous, but his signature style has rendered the status …
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Chucho Valdés, the Pianist, Reflects on Irakere and His Career

musicChucho Valdés, the Pianist, Reflects on Irakere and His Career
He was gearing up for a major concert in Havana with the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra, the American conductor Marin Alsop and the classical pianist Lang Lang. And he was in New York to perform at a memorial for Bruce Lundvall, the record …
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Grassington concert could be the first of many ‘Octojams’
In days gone by, it was customary for pianists to use Bach so that they could get the measure of the piano, but Angela Hewitt’s performance of the Partita No. 2 in C minor was in no way a warm-up item. It was a beautifully controlled presentation of …
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Photo Flash: Christine Ebersole and Billy Stritch Bring Their ‘FAVORITE THINGS
On Monday night, the Broadway at Birdland concert series kicked off a four-night run starring Tony Award-winning actress/singer Christine Ebersole and Grammy Award-winning composer/pianist/singer Billy Stritch in OUR FAVORITE THINGS. The show will …
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