Tag: quotes

Cleaning Quotes from 19th Century Cookbooks

Cleaning Quotes from 19th Century Cookbooks

Last week I shared some cooking quotes from 19th century cookbooks that inspired my book, Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker, in particular the menus cooked by Mrs. Curry. This week I’d like to share some of the cleaning tips I gleaned through my research, many of which I incorporated into the daily duties of my maid …

+ Read More

Cooking Quotes from 19th Century Cookbooks

Cooking Quotes from 19th Century Cookbooks

While writing Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker, I had such great fun finding ways to incorporate some of the many, many 19th century cookbooks I came across along the way! From Eleanor’s cleaning skills to Mrs. Curry’s menus and cooking tips, all were inspired by or taken from cookbooks of the time period. Over the next …

+ Read More

Reading: Agatha Christie’s Autobiography

Reading: Agatha Christie’s Autobiography

I’m afraid I don’t have much to add to the brilliance that is Agatha Christie’s autobiography. Instead, I’ll be sharing some of my favorite quotes from my reading, particularly those pertaining to writing. I hope they encourage and inspire you as they have me! “The whole point of a good detective story was that it …

+ Read More