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Old 09-30-2007, 06:33 PM   #1
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The Food Lover's Companion

Anybody own a copy of this book? I want to buy it, but just wanted to make sure it's a good pick for a "food dictionary".


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Old 09-30-2007, 07:27 PM   #2
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I got it as a gift from someone who told me she couldn't live without it. But she doesn't own a computer.

I've barely glanced at it.


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Old 09-30-2007, 08:06 PM   #3
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The Food Lover's Comapnion can be seen on Epicurious.com. It's their food dictionary.
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Old 09-30-2007, 09:34 PM   #4
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I love it. Mine is falling apart.

There's lots of information on the internet, and some of it is incorrect. I know The Food Lover's Companion is accurate. I knew the author, and she was a stickler for accuracy. I don't know who is keeping it updated now, but I'll still go with it as the final word.
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Old 09-30-2007, 10:01 PM   #5
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I have a copy and would not be with out mine.. The information is timeless and priceless
and accurate. It is my food bible/dictionary
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