By Ruth Reichl
During this pleasant sequel to her bestseller Tender on the Bone, Ruth Reichl returns with extra stories of affection, existence, and brilliant nutrition. convenience Me with Apples selections up Reichl’s tale in 1978, while she places down her chef’s toque and embarks on a occupation as a restaurant critic. Her pursuit of fine meals and sturdy corporation leads her to ny and China, France and la, and her tales of cooking and eating with world-famous cooks diversity from the madcap to the chic. via all of it, Reichl makes every path a hilarious and instructive celebration for rookies and specialists alike. She stocks a few of her favourite recipes whereas additionally sharing the intimacies of her own existence in a method so sincere and hot that readers will think they're having fun with a talk over a meal with a pal.
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In its own way, the house was as horsey as Jane’s, but at a higher, wealthier level: wonderful paintings of horses, including a few by George Stubbs himself, bronzes of horses from every era, shelf after shelf of gleaming polo trophies, some of them works of art in themselves. There was a pianist at the big white Steinway grand playing tunes from Cole Porter, Noel Coward, and Rogers and Hart, while the butler circulated through the room reﬁlling people’s glasses. It was all like stepping back into the 1920s.
That’s what I said to him. ” She paused. ” “Up to a point. ” I knew better than to put the blame on Black Jack. You can’t criticize the horse somebody has lent you—it just isn’t done. Jane chuckled. “Nobody’s done that in years,” she said. ” “Aye, that he did,” Thady said contentedly. “I told him that’s what happens when you get a real daredevil in the hunt ﬁeld. ” He sipped his tea, into which Jane had poured a generous shot of Irish whiskey. ” The same thought had occurred to me, which perhaps explains why I never repeated the experience.
I gave a sigh of relief as we turned off the main road into a narrower, 38 Horse People but quieter, dirt one, then, after what seemed like a long time, onto the gravel of a driveway that took us around the side of a magniﬁcent old brick mansion to a vast expanse of lawn, on which I saw two or three dozen more horses and riders, mixed in with a lot of well-dressed people on foot—for foxhunting is as much a social occasion as a sport, in which seeing who is there and being seen are perhaps more important to most people than killing a fox.
Comfort Me with Apples: More Adventures at the Table by Ruth Reichl