Marcella Hazan, the queen of Italian cookery in America, is often compared to Julia Child. But her focus on excellent ingredients -- and her hidden go-with-the-flow attitude -- puts her more in line with Alice Waters' West Coast philosophy.
These digs are the Murphy family's new gathering place after Hurricane Katrina destroyed their long-time estate in Mississippi. Presqu'ile is Creole for "almost an island," which their spot on the Gulf Coast was.
Durian is a polarizing fruit. You either hate it or love it and there's rarely any middle ground. While others have compared it to gym socks, feces, or rotten meat -- my two cents is that the smell is reminiscent of overly-ripened mangoes.
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