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The Joys of Communal Eating

Jul 6th, 2014 | By

As I read today’s blog prompt, I realized that my last post about dinner at Claude’s house nicely answers this prompt as well last week’s. I think that goes to show the consistent themes among Berry’s writings from section to section and time period to time period as well as the importance of preparing and/or eating food with others. The example which I’ll describe in this post has many similarities to that of the dinner at Claude’s house, and is equally as memorable of an  […]



Community Cookin’

Jun 22nd, 2014 | By

“They have maintained the domestic arts of kitchen and garden” This principle struck me because it reminded me of an experience that many of the Louisville interns had just last night. Carlyn works at Bernheim Arboretum, which we visited for one of our fifth days, and her supervisor, Claude Stephens, invited us over to his house for dinner on Saturday evening. Instead of having food prepared when we arrived, as has often been my experience at dinner gatherings, we arrived at Claude’s house at 5:30, picked herbs and vegetables from  […]