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Holiday eggs
Brennan, Georgeanne, 1943-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
New York, NY : Smithmark Publishers, 1999.
Physical Description:
112 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
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TX745 .B74 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks

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Author Notes

Georgeanne Brennan grew up in Southern California and attended the San Diego State University, the University of Aix-Marseille in Provence, and the University of California at San Diego.

After returning to California to start a teaching position, Brennan and a friend started a vegetable seed company that they promoted with a recipe-filled catalog. The pair struck success and began writing weekly columns for the San Jose Mercury News and the San Francisco Chronicle. Brennan published Apertif: Recipes for Simple Pleasure in the French Style, which won the Julia Child Cookbook Award in the Food & Spirits Category and The Food and Flavors of Haute Provence, which won the James Beard Award in the International Category.

(Bowker Author Biography)