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  • That I remain here despite these travesties of the culinary art, I trust you will recognize as a measure of my true devotion to the cause of science.†   (source)
  • I read a great deal and learned to prepare delicious dishes, following the culinary advice of the doctor's wife.†   (source)
  • She had no sense of culinary adventure—her idea of exotic food was the Orange Chicken at the Chinese take-out place on Taylor Street.†   (source)
  • He urged Chicago hostesses to hire some French chefs to improve their culinary diction.†   (source)
  • Mehlinger has become a wizard at ferreting out suppliers for hard-to-find culinary offerings from around the world.†   (source)
  • I don't know how we would have chosen between these two fine culinary establishments.†   (source)
  • He knew that each dish was prepared with the utmost care, that the elves lavished all of their culinary skill upon his meals, and that not even Islanzadi ate better than him.†   (source)
  • The title is this, Culinary Road to China—what do you think, good?†   (source)
  • When he's revealing culinary secrets, yes.†   (source)
  • The quality that people seek most of all in a food, its flavor, is usually present in a quantity too infinitesimal to be measured by any traditional culinary terms such as ounces or teaspoons.†   (source)
  • He'd come highly recommended, but so far he and my mother had butted heads repeatedly, about his erratic schedule (he never seemed to answer the phone), the expensive china dishes he insisted she rent (because only they allowed the full culinary experience), and the menu, about which he'd so far declined to give specifics.†   (source)
  • He then proceeded to give them a lecture on the culinary properties of rattlesnake—a lecture that Jasper, for one, received rather stiffly.†   (source)
  • Why couldn't he find it, say, in a woman's gait or culinary caprices or artistic taste?†   (source)
  • So it was usually done by the low woman on the culinary totem pole.†   (source)
  • He sighed and wished Bob were there, hunched on his enormous stool and working culinary magic with his gnarled fingers.†   (source)
  • Other moneyed Americans followed his lead, and Asheville eventually came to be known as an artistic and culinary destination throughout the South.†   (source)
  • But imagine a hundred church ladies, all schooled in the culinary genius of generations, unloading trunkloads of potato salad, homemade pickles, barbecued pork chops, beans (butter, green, pole, lima, pinto, baked, navy and snap), deviled eggs dusted with cayenne pepper, pones of cornbread cooked with cracklin's, fried chicken, squash casserole, a million biscuits, a bathtub-sized vat of banana pudding, pies (lemon, cherry, apple, peach, fig, pecan, chocolate-walnut), cakes (you name it) and enough iced tea and RC Colas to drown a normal man.†   (source)
  • Luis also went to cooking school, attending the Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts in nearby Scottsdale.†   (source)
  • Alexandra was at the kitchen table absorbed in culinary rites.†   (source)
  • "I brought him," said a voice of command, "and while he's skilled with maintenance of the ship, it's his culinary skills I find most valuable.†   (source)
  • I didn't see a single gleaming culinary gadget.†   (source)
  • Even with the large culinary staff in white flurries of activity around them, they were afforded privacy for their conversation by the masking clang of pots, rattle of skillets, whir of mixers, swish of whisks, clatter of dishes, buzz, clink, tink, ping, pop, scrape, chop, sizzle.†   (source)
  • It meant hearing his loud complaints about her mother's culinary ambushes: chicken bloody at the bone, undercooked vegetables, unpeeled fruit served with room-temperature cream cheese.†   (source)
  • Culinary emergency.†   (source)
  • "Since when did my plebes become enchanted with the culinary arts?" she asked.†   (source)
  • There was something so appealingly intense, energetic and various about Nathan—his quiet but firm domination, his mimicry, his comic bluster about things culinary and medical, which, she felt, was the thinnest disguise for his real concern for her health.†   (source)
  • And I see you've already managed a bite," he added, glimpsing the culinary carnage.†   (source)
  • I even mastered a recipe from the prison's culinary canon: cheesecake.†   (source)
  • She cleaned; she cooked ambitious meals (although everything she cooked came out tasting strangely industrial, as if years of eating in hospital cafeterias had somehow corrupted any culinary talent she might once have had); each afternoon she bundled Paul up in a huge blue blanket, jammed a green hunting cap on his head, and rolled him out onto the back porch.†   (source)
  • Hong served as a culinary consultant, urging Mehlinger to buy more of this and less of that, and when she wasn't around, Mehlinger himself would spend time wandering the aisles of that Asian specialty store on the other side of town, noting the buying habits of customers.†   (source)
  • Being the Cool Girl means I am a hot, brilliant, funny woman who adores football, poker, dirty jokes, and burping, who plays video games, drinks cheap beer, loves threesomes and anal sex, and jams hot dogs and hamburgers into her mouth like she's hosting the world's biggest culinary gang bang while somehow maintaining a size 2, because Cool Girls are above all hot.†   (source)
  • After Nacha had been put in charge of Tita's culinary education, she not only ate ordinary food, she also ate jumil bugs, maguey worms, crayfish, tepezcuintle pigs, armadillos, and other things that horrified Rosaura.†   (source)
  • Further, the culinary wizard of such a place as the Overlook, which advertised in the resort section of the New York Sunday Times, should be small, rotund, and pasty-faced (rather like the Pillsbury Dough-Boy); he should have a thin pencilline mustache like a forties musical comedy star, dark eyes, a French accent, and a detestable personality.†   (source)
  • Oothappam is often made with leftover batter, but rarely has a culinary afterthought been so memorable.†   (source)
  • Tita was the last link in a chain of cooks who had been passing culinary secrets from generation to generation since ancient times, and she was considered the finest exponent of the marvelous art of cooking.†   (source)
  • Just as lovers know the time for intimate relations is approaching from the closeness and smell of their beloved, or from the caresses exchanged in previous love play, so Pedro knew from those sounds and smells, especially the smell of browning sesame seeds, that there was a real culinary pleasure to come.†   (source)
  • It was at the Laundromat, sharing pie and coffee with Clyde as he detailed his latest culinary adventures.†   (source)
  • Luis was attending the Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Arts and wasn't going to need all the money, so he gave his remaining share to Oscar.†   (source)
  • With his share of the scholarship money, he enrolled fulltime in Phoenix College's Culinary Studies program and went on to receive an associate's degree after two years.†   (source)
  • "He can't cook;' scoffed Pop, who fell into the "disgusted" category and was disinclined to be kind, although there was some truth in her culinary assessment.†   (source)
  • In the afternoon some boxes were to be moved to make room for new culinary supplies.†   (source)
  • [49] Matelote: a culinary preparation of various fishes†   (source)
  • The best hotel and all its culinary myrmidons, were set to work to prepare the feast.†   (source)
  • She had caught a severe cold in the head by reason of her dabbling in the spring on the preceding evening; but nothing short of absolute pneumonia could have quenched her interest in culinary matters that morning.†   (source)
  • to find out what there was for dinner, its preparation would already have begun, and Francoise, a colonel with all the forces of nature for her subalterns, as in the fairy-tales where giants hire themselves out as scullions, would be stirring the coals, putting the potatoes to steam, and, at the right moment, finishing over the fire those culinary masterpieces which had been first got ready in some of the great array of vessels, triumphs of the potter's craft, which ranged from tubs and boilers and cauldrons and fish kettles down to jars for game, moulds for pastry, and tiny pannikins for cream, and included an entire collection of pots and pans of every shape and size.†   (source)
  • But he, impressed by this culinary equipment, the like of which he had never seen before, gazed about wondering at the wealth and security which could sustain it.†   (source)
  • He had paid no attention to the silent onset of the tenth month; he felt only what his senses felt—blazing heat with icy frost hidden within and beneath it, a sensation that was new to him in this intensity and that suggested a culinary comparison: it reminded him, he remarked to Joachim, of an omelette en surprise, where ice cream lay wrapped in hot meringue.†   (source)
  • Space and a lack of culinary room in the mission-house, compelled an arrangement which permitted of only twenty-five or thirty eating at one time, so that a line had to be formed outside and an orderly entrance effected.†   (source)
  • Meanwhile the right culinary vessel was selected, water was seemingly distilled, and after consultation and long delay passed out to the thirsty one—not yet suffered to cool, not yet to settle.†   (source)
  • I fancied she was jealous even of the saucepan on it; and I have reason to know that she took its impressment into the service of boiling my egg and broiling my bacon, in dudgeon; for I saw her, with my own discomfited eyes, shake her fist at me once, when those culinary operations were going on, and no one else was looking.†   (source)
  • 'My dear wife,' exclaimed I, 'this dish is indeed a masterpiece of culinary art, but where had you met with it?†   (source)
  • — to CLEAN DOWN Moor House from chamber to cellar; my next to rub it up with bees-wax, oil, and an indefinite number of cloths, till it glitters again; my third, to arrange every chair, table, bed, carpet, with mathematical precision; afterwards I shall go near to ruin you in coals and peat to keep up good fires in every room; and lastly, the two days preceding that on which your sisters are expected will be devoted by Hannah and me to such a beating of eggs, sorting of currants, grating of spices, compounding of Christmas cakes, chopping up of materials for mince-pies, and solemnising of other culinary rites, as words can convey but an inadequate notion of to the uninitiated like you.†   (source)
  • As Ichabod jogged slowly on his way, his eye, ever open to every symptom of culinary abundance, ranged with delight over the treasures of jolly autumn.†   (source)
  • While the culinary process was in hand, curiosity induced him to inquire into the circumstances which had led to their timely and unexpected rescue: "How is it that we see you so soon, my generous friend," he asked, "and without aid from the garrison of Edward?"†   (source)
  • "Never mind, I'll get the dinner and be servant, you be mistress, keep your hands nice, see company, and give orders," said Jo, who knew still less than Meg about culinary affairs.†   (source)
  • The numerous cooks who attended on the Prince's progress, having exerted all their art in varying the forms in which the ordinary provisions were served up, had succeeded almost as well as the modern professors of the culinary art in rendering them perfectly unlike their natural appearance.†   (source)
  • It includes kitchen and parlour, generally; but I believe at Wuthering Heights the kitchen is forced to retreat altogether into another quarter: at least I distinguished a chatter of tongues, and a clatter of culinary utensils, deep within; and I observed no signs of roasting, boiling, or baking, about the huge fireplace; nor any glitter of copper saucepans and tin cullenders on the walls.†   (source)
  • In the kindness of her heart, she again stowed me away under the floor; and as she walked back and forth, in the performance of her culinary duties, she talked apparently to herself, but with the intention that I should hear what was going on.†   (source)
  • Miss Pross's friendship being of the thoroughly practical kind, she had ravaged Soho and the adjacent provinces, in search of impoverished French, who, tempted by shillings and halfcrowns, would impart culinary mysteries to her.†   (source)
  • And, amid these rich and potent devices of the culinary art (not one of which, probably, had been tested, within the memory of any man's grandfather), poor Hepzibah was seeking for some nimble little titbit, which, with what skill she had, and such materials as were at hand, she might toss up for breakfast.†   (source)
  • The one, to whose knowledge in the culinary art the other was indebted for his banquet, seemed the least disposed of the two to profit by his own skill.†   (source)
  • A consequence of the system was that whoever came had to bring his food and culinary outfit with him, or buy them of dealers in the khan.†   (source)
  • They entered an apartment that was fitted as a parlor, though the large fireplace, with its culinary arrangements, betrayed the domestic uses to which it was occasionally applied.†   (source)
  • "Come, friend," said Hawkeye, drawing out a keg from beneath a cover of leaves, toward the close of the repast, and addressing the stranger who sat at his elbow, doing great justice to his culinary skill, "try a little spruce; 'twill wash away all thoughts of the colt, and quicken the life in your bosom.†   (source)
  • An evening with John over the account books usually produced a temporary lull in the culinary enthusiasm, and a frugal fit would ensue, during which the poor man was put through a course of bread pudding, hash, and warmed-over coffee, which tried his soul, although he bore it with praiseworthy fortitude.†   (source)
  • Even the timid Inez hastened to the side of Middleton to gaze at the sight, and Paul summoned Ellen from her culinary labours, to become a witness of the lively scene.†   (source)
  • But they were not in a situation to suffer their thoughts to dwell on the charms of natural objects; and, as the scout had not found it necessary to cease his culinary labors while he spoke, unless to point out, with a broken fork, the direction of some particularly obnoxious point in the rebellious stream, they now suffered their attention to be drawn to the necessary though more vulgar consideration of their supper.†   (source)
  • The younger children gathered around the spot, in momentary but engrossing curiosity, and even Esther quitted her culinary labours, and drew nigh to listen.†   (source)
  • The choice morsel had been judiciously separated from the adjoining and less worthy parts of the beast, and, enveloped in the hairy coating provided by nature, it had duly undergone the heat of the customary subterraneous oven, and was now laid before its proprietors in all the culinary glory of the prairies.†   (source)
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