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MFK Fisher is somewhat over-rated as a food writer,
This review is from: How to Cook a Wolf (Paperback)
MFK Fisher is somewhat over-rated as a food writer. This book has interest because it was written when food rationing was in force due to WWII. Rationing reminded her of other experiences of deprivation, which is the theme of the book. So-so writing, but a really good recipe for gingerbread. If you like gingerbread, this recipe alone is reason to read the book.
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Initial post: Jul 15, 2011 5:50:28 PM PDT
Posted on Jan 31, 2012 12:32:00 PM PST
Louise Generes says:
Being a lover of GINGERBREAD ~ thanks for mentioning that as now I will cook some of hers to see if it makes the cut!
Posted on Dec 21, 2012 11:20:48 PM PST
Thanks for being brave enough to review against the common thought.
This author may really speak to those who read when the title was first released and their memories give a subjective rating. It really takes guts to speak your mind in this "ready, fire, aim" social commentary world.
In reply to an earlier post on Dec 26, 2012 6:02:53 PM PST
But the reviewer has a tin ear from prose if he or she thinks the writing is "so-so".
In reply to an earlier post on Dec 26, 2012 7:37:49 PM PST
Not everyone likes opera. Not everyone likes liver. Allowing someone to have a differing opinion is freedom of speech. Berating them for a differing opinion is bullying.
In reply to an earlier post on Nov 28, 2013 3:10:28 PM PST
I don't see where anyone here is bullying this opinion. Pretty harsh to accuse someone of such a thing. When you post a review it is open for comments.
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