Francine Halvorsen

If the object in your hand looks, feels, and smells like a red wax candle it will surely taste like one. Wait for tomatoes in season.

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Francine Halvorsen’s books on food include "Catering Like a Pro," "The Food and Cooking of China," "Eating Around the World in Your Neighborhood" and "Crowd-Pleasing Potluck." The second, revised edition of "Catering Like a Pro" is both a popular read and culinary text. She has also written articles for Food Arts, The Washington Post, The Baltimore Sun, and The Urbanite as well as various e-zines. She is, as well, a professional artist, whose paintings and installations have been exhibited in prominent galleries and is collected in numerous private and public collections. A winner of various awards and honorariums, her work has been reviewed in many fine art publications.

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