The American art of ‘bon appétit!’

Historian Justin Spring, author of “The Gourmands’ Way: Six Americans in Paris and the Birth of a New Gastronomy” spoke at The White Hart recently. Photo by Alexander Wilburn

SALISBURY — Anyone who’s spent the weekend toiling in the kitchen in preparation for a dinner party knows there’s a story behind every meal, whether it’s the use of a laminated legacy recipe that never fails or a brave new attempt that ends with a few Band-Aids and some burnt shallots. 

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