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But her obsessions tended to be fueled by competition: She needed to dazzle men and jealous-ify women: Of course Amy can cook French cuisine and speak fluent Spanish and garden and knit and run marathons and day-trade stocks and fly a plane and look like a runway model doing it.
Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  a style of cooking or preparing food
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  • But her obsessions tended to be fueled by competition: She needed to dazzle men and jealous-ify women: Of course Amy can cook French cuisine and speak fluent Spanish and garden and knit and run marathons and day-trade stocks and fly a plane and look like a runway model doing it.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • I turned up for the party promptly after dinner, cheesecake in hand (it was the only prison cuisine I knew how to make).
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • In fact, I think I have never enjoyed such a range of dishes, or known they could be had in the immediate area, though even more satisfying than the cuisine has been the simple idea of Liv taking a few moments from her busy afternoon to think of me.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • On September second, Shin Hoo’s Restaurant, specializing in authentic Chinese cuisine, held its grand opening.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game

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  • I wanted to go there because I had never before tried authentic, that is to say echt, Jewish cuisine and also because—well, When in Flatbush ….
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • I rather doubted that the cuisine at the Tolbooth was as good as that to be had at Colum’s board.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • It was a secret held from me: Norwegian cuisine was the best in the world!
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi
  • First it was an old police station, then it was a dilapidated storefront sporting a yellow awning that read jade wolf Chinese cuisine.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Bones
  • That and the amazing cuisine.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • And he eventually hired members of each new ethnic group that arrived in Clarkston to work not just as stockers or clerks but as food consultants for each group’s cuisine.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United

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  • We had so much fun at dinner—authentic Mexican cuisine, the real deal.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • If there had been a grocery store within one hundred miles, believe me, I would have walked there on my own reconnaisance for some cuisine that didn’t still have feet attached to it.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • The Post Style section is the top of the line, the elite, the haute cuisine, the green, green grass of heaven for newspaper feature writers, and quitting there is not something you do lightly, not even for a seasoned quitter like me.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • One advertised Korean/Brazilian fusion tacos, which sounded like some kind of top-secret radioactive cuisine.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Son of Neptune
  • Cook and general, exc. cuisine, housemaid kept.
    James Joyce  --  Ulysses
  • The stromboli is a staple in Pennsylvania cuisine, essentially consisting of a pizza folded on itself, a bread, dairy, and meat concoction held together with copious amounts of grease, classic adolescent comfort food.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • The island’s sumptuous cuisine lost its taste, books no longer held his interest, and even the dazzling sunsets from his villa looked dull.
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • It’s the area’s restaurant of choice just ofFThayer, with blond wood, ficuses, California stylish cuisine, and a fifty-minute wait.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • Only Mike, she thought, would consider Campbell’s chicken gumbo soup authentic Cajun cuisine.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Guardian
  • Mrs. Archer ignored the allusion to the ancestral cuisine and Mr. Jackson continued with deliberation: "No, she was NOT at the ball."
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • They went through Monroe Street to the old Windson dining-room, which was then a large, comfortable place with an excellent cuisine and substantial service.
    Theodore Dreiser  --  Sister Carrie
  • He nodded towards Miss Love’s fine-cuisine sign in the window.
    Olive Ann Burns  --  Cold Sassy Tree
  • Nevertheless, from the very first, Florentino Ariza was not as enthusiastic about the excellence of the cuisine or the exuberance of the lady of the house as he was about the beauty of the house itself.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • Looking back, Deo felt she was both beloved and ridiculed by neighbors, because she was always giving things away, such as milk and especially salt, the sine qua non of the local cuisine, sold by the pinch in the markets.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • This connection with the well-fed and industrious stock of early New York revealed itself in the glacial neatness of Mrs. Peniston’s drawing-room and in the excellence of her cuisine.
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth
  • Her spa cuisine was kosher.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • He took it up mainly out of boredom, but, tutored by Po Campo, his progress was so rapid that when Po Campo went off with Old Hugh the cuisine didn’t suffer.
    Larry McMurtry  --  Lonesome Dove
  • I visited the Matisse and Chagall collections and at night dined with the dancers and friends from the ballet, tasting red wines I had never even imagined and eating superb cuisine in even the smallest and shabbiest of cafes.
    Li Cunxin  --  Mao’s Last Dancer
  • As soul food and comfort food and health food, as a cuisine of both solace and celebration.
    Jay Allison, et al.  --  This I Believe
  • My dad’s getting into southwestern cuisine in a big way.
    Scott Westerfeld  --  The Secret Hour
  • They’d visited the various soup kitchens, sampling the cuisines, and had their favorites.
    Jeannette Walls  --  The Glass Castle
  • Whenever the bus stops for a food break, the rail-thin Oswald devours heaping platters of Mexican cuisine.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  • They mirror the profound effect of German immigration upon American drinking habits and the American cuisine.
    Henry L. Mencken  --  The American Language
  • The kitchen in the creek house wasn’t exactly built for high cuisine, not that her cuisine was all that high anyway.
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • Also, if that fat guy’s right about his ’cuisine,’ Kruppie will love it and tell everybody he discovered it.
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Ultimatum
  • He would be apprenticed to one of the finest chefs in Paris, that he might one day bring the haute cuisine of France home to Monticello.
    David McCullough  --  John Adams
  • In other respects Sunday offered nothing out of the ordinary, apart perhaps from the meals, which, since they could hardly be more sumptuous, were at least marked by a refinement in the cuisine.
    Thomas Mann  --  The Magic Mountain
  • Full preparations will begin in just a week or two, as I will organize the staff and we will begin to conceive decorations, entertainment, cuisine, invitations and all the details that must be attended to prior to this January the fifteenth.
    Stephen King  --  Rose Red
  • He wanted the Master and his protégé to be special guests of his tonight, and hoped the house cuisine would be to our taste.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  Native Speaker
  • Lord Grenville, moreover, had a most perfect cook—some wags asserted that he was a scion of the old French NOBLESSE, who having lost his fortune, had come to seek it in the CUISINE of the Foreign Office.
    Baroness Orczy  --  The Scarlet Pimpernel
  • Kaeleigh waited Watching her made for them to fall me go puke up my silent, sneaked to Lean Cuisine.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Identical
    Robert Ludlum  --  The Bourne Identity
    Nicole Krauss  --  The History of Love
  • Prison cuisine and survival techniques were all well and good, but it was time to learn something more productive.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • The kitchen in the creek house wasn’t exactly built for high cuisine, not that her cuisine was all that high anyway.
    Nicholas Evans  --  The Horse Whisperer
  • The menu had been full of the most delectable cuisine: Vietnamese bouillabaisse, escargot tortellini, chorizo dumplings.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • Ah, your poor bachelor with his impersonal club fare, alternating with the equally impersonal CUISINE of the dinner-party!
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth
  • We ate at Horn and Hardart’s amazing automat, at Nedick’s and Stouffer’s and—in a fling at what in those days I deemed haute cuisine—at a midtown Longchamps.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • If the company was not as select as the CUISINE, the Welly Brys at least had the satisfaction of figuring for the first time in the society columns in company with one or two noticeable names; and foremost among these was of course Miss Bart’s.
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game
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