|Kitty Warren, ca. 1950|
|Lucy Mercer, 2010|
Some people start blogs because they want to be the next Pioneer Woman; some people have opinions they think the world needs to hear. Others have unstoppable and un-toppable recipe collections. Me, I just want to write and share my words with others. My tagline pretty much sums it up: I cook, I write, I carpool. That's my life.
That's my Happy Housewife bio. Now let's get down to brass tacks:
I am a freelance writer, editor, cook and photographer. Food is what I've always wanted to write about, but I will stay true to my journalism background and tell you that I can write about anything for any reader.
If you want an idea of the stories that I really like, check these out:
Something from Nothing: Stuffed Pumpkin Blossoms
Chef Linton Hopkins Talks Shrimp and Grits
Kim Severson on "Spoon Fed"
Eat a Peach
Marcus Samuelsson's Lesson on Rum
I write stories for Examiner.com, too. My titles there are:
Atlanta Restaurant Examiner
Atlanta American Food Examiner
National Cookbook Examiner
Like many of you, I work for a living and consider this blog part of my work. That is to say, I get a bit tetchy when my work, especially my photographs, are used to drive traffic to other sites, be it another blog, a restaurant, bakery, petting zoo, you name it. If you have any questions regarding my work, or just want to say "howdy," please contact me at acookandherbooks [at] gmail [dot] com.
Text and images copyright 2010, Lucy Mercer.