The Fridge of San Luis Rey*
I’ve suggested a competition to Laura Vozella, the locum tenens at Dining@Large. The challenge:
Come up with a food-related book title that includes a literary allusion and write a one-sentence jacket description of it. Here is a sample:
"With Roux My Heart Is Laden"
In a moving memoir, prize-winning Cajun chef Jean-Claude Beausoleil describes his quintuple cardiac bypass surgery and the rigorous vegan diet he adopted in recovery.
And I’ve offered to treat the winner, if local, to a martini.
Entries are coming in, so don’t miss out on your chance to compete. Please submit your entries there, not here.
And a note of thanks to my readers: This is the twelfth post on this blog since its return to Baltimoresun.com last week. I am deeply grateful to those of you who took the trouble to follow me here from the previous site.
*Thornton Wilder’s novel of comic intrigue in the rectory of a Roman Catholic school for boys where Father MacGillicuddy lays one elaborate but unsuccessful trap after another to discover who is stealing the leftover pizza in the night.