November 19, 2008

when a small stove, large suckling pig, and ingenious chef collide

  • About the author JC


If, like me, you’re hosting Thanksgiving this year, you’ve probably begun mapping out your menu and polishing the silverware (or in my case, having the butler do it). In his new book Immoveable Feast: A Paris Christmas, our esteemed, erudite, and charming author John Baxter recalls a life lived among the rarest of breeds: French women who can’t cook. When Baxter was welcomed into his wife’s Parisian family, he was also tasked with preparing the annual family Christmas dinner for 18 guests. Listen to him recount the tale of his latest culinary triumph in our latest Perennial author interview here, and if you like the sound of his voice, you can catch him on video, too.

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