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Great Dish -- and Dishes -- from America's Most Beloved Gossip Columnist

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  • Simon & Schuster | 
  • 272 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780743267083 | 
  • February 2013
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Chapter 1

Food, Glorious Food!

(As They Sang in the Musical Oliver!)

"Nearly everyone wants at least one outstanding meal a day,"

-- Duncan Hines

On the other hand, I am taken with former restaurateur Dan Ho's sardonic, "I've always found it funny that we've all decided cooking and feeding are high art. Art lasts; you know what food becomes!"

Why do we want to glorify food? Food makes us fat, and in these times, being fat is not a good thing. We aren't out there anymore as field hands, warriors on horseback, or hunters and gatherers just trying to keep body and soul together with enough... see more

About the Author

Liz Smith

Liz Smith writes a famous gossip column that is syndicated in more than seventy newspapers. She was the entertainment editor of Cosmopolitan magazine for eleven years. The author of the New York Times bestseller Natural Blonde, Smith lives in New York City.




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