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Foxcroft Ragout with Prunes

Charmed, I was completely charmed by this spiral bound gem of a cookbook. Foxcroft School, Middleburg, Virginia was founded in 1914 by Miss Charlotte Noland and continues to be a private boarding school for girls. The girls ate very well. My neighbor is a 1969 graduate and her firsthand accounts of the delectable meals sent me into a culinary trance. Then wonder of wonders, she loaned me her battered copy of The Foxcroft Cookbook (1969) less spiral bound, more tethered by two rubber bands. I ...

Food to Die For, a cookbook, Broccoli-Bacon Salad

Food to DIE FOR is presently on my list of top three favorite spiral-bound cookbooks. Compiled by Jessica Bemis Ward and sponsored by the Southern Memorial Association, it is an engaging stroll through the Old City Cemetery of Lynchburg, Virginia. The cemetery is a remarkably faceted, beloved treasure of the town. Aside from some dependable recipes, I mean that simple home-cooked “damn, that was good” goodness; the cookbook is peppered with practical funerary tips and traditions. “Dying ...