Hiring A New York City Personal Chef


If you’re looking to hire a personal chef for a dinner party or romantic dinner for two here in NYC, you will need to consider a number of factors beforehand. Professionalism If you’re going to ask a Chef to come into your home or cater to you at another location, you want to make sure […]

The Difference Between Cooking & Baking

I’ve been experimenting with cobbler for many years and this recipe is the final result. Loved by all. Use fresh Georgia peaches, of course!”” 8 fresh peaches – peeled, pitted and sliced into thin wedges 1/4 cup white sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon fresh lemon […]

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But the placing of the cap-sheaf to all this blundering business was reserved for the scientific Frederick Cuvier, brother to the famous Baron. In 1836, he published a Natural History of Whales, in which he gives what he calls a picture of the Sperm Whale.

Before showing that picture to any Nantucketer, you had best provide for your summary retreat from Nantucket. In a word, Frederick Cuvier’s Sperm Whale is not a Sperm Whale, but a squash. Of course, he never had the benefit of a whaling voyage (such men seldom have), but whence he derived that picture, who can tell? Perhaps he got it as his scientific predecessor in the same field, Desmarest, got one of his authentic abortions; that is, from a Chinese drawing. And what sort of lively lads with the pencil those Chinese are, many queer cups and saucers inform us.