Around the Blogs . . .
Catching up with some of the cooking and food blogs that are worth checking out:
Mixed Salad Annie. Mixed Salad Annie makes a sponge cake inspired by one of Mary Ann's creations with citrus and raspberry frosting. Check out Annie's peppermint version.
SeanShannon.org. Sean notes what would have been Julia Child's 96th birthday on August 15th. He cites Mary Ann as an influence as well. Then he answers five somewhat random questions. Worth reading.
Mocha Me. Debbie at Mocha Me highlights a broccoli recipe from one of Mary Ann's very first cookbooks, simply titled "Ciao Italia." Actually, this is a terrifically simple recipe that is easy to make and goes with just about anything. Add it to your regular recipe list.