Madeleines By Julia Child Via Marsden’s Mother


Photo by Marsden Epworth

My mother loved to entertain. And to cook. One of her triumphs was pork chops coated with Corn Flakes and baked in a slow oven. She could not make scrambled eggs without garlic and sour cream. And she became a big mover of TV dinners and Sara Lee chocolate cake as they entered the market in the late 1940s. She was fond of display:  She would wear ballet flats, one red, one green, a little red lizard hat with an elephant on the top and she added tiny Hawaiian orchids to her green salads and capers to most everything else.

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