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My mother was a good recreational cook, but what she basically believed about cooking was that if you worked hard and prospered, someone else would do it for you.

Nora Ephron in Cooking Quotes

 Today in History - 10/22

  • 1335 Ex-emperor Hanazono became a Zen priest
  • 1708 Great Alliance occupies Rijsel
  • 1721 Czar Peter the Great becomes "All-Russian Imperator"
  • 1746 Princeton University (NJ) received its charter
  • 1797 1st sky diver (Andr‚-Jacques Trim, above Paris)
  • 1797 Andr‚-Jacques Garnerin makes 1st parachute jump from balloon (Paris)
  • 1799 Russia leaves second anti-French Coalition