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Carrying the Burden
You'd think Gov. Bush would have heard if there are pockets of hunger in Texas, especially if one of those pockets is just a few miles from his front door. [05-01-00]
— Virginia B. Wood, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

City of Great Bread
A fantasy about putting advertisements in East Coast newspapers to entice Italian immigrant or Italian-American bakers to relocate to River City to bake their wonderful breads. [04-17-00]
— Virginia B. Wood, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Macro Education
There's more to macrobiotic cooking than brown rice and tofu. Natural Epicurean Academy of Culinary Arts founders Fran Moody and Dawn Black are showing why. [02-28-00]
— Virginia B. Wood, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Climbing the Family Tree
Virginia Wood finds that with the help of U.S. census records, discovering the roots of her family is possible. [02-14-00]
— Virginia B. Wood, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

It's Not Nice to Fool Mother Nature
Genetically engineered food is big business in the Nineties. Biotech firms claim it can boost food production and eliminate world hunger. But is this so-called scientific wonder bringing Frankenstein into the kitchen? [08-09-99]
— Virginia B. Wood, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

A Matter Of Voice
Anna Michele Jordan's new cookbook Salt and Pepper provides an informative look at the familiar condiments, but it's Jordan's inviting authorial voice that gives the text its real spice. [05-17-99]
— Virginia B. Wood, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

A Cowboy in the Kitchen reviewed
Grady Spears and Robb Walsh share recipes from Reata and Texas west of the Pecos. [04-12-99]
— Virginia B. Wood, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Aphrodite: A Memoir of the Senses reviewed
A review of Isabelle Allende's new erotic novel/cookbook. [02-15-99]
— Virginia B. Wood, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

A Soothing Broth
Cedar fever (or one of the myraid of other seasonal maladies) got you down? Take one of these recipes from the school of "infirm cuisine" and call me in the morning. [01-19-99]
— Virginia B. Wood, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Flavors of Mexico
Some south-of-the-border gastronomic getaways. [06-01-98]
— Virginia B. Wood, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Dyed-in-the-Wool Fan
The historical fiction of Diana Gaboldon. [12-29-97]
— Virginia B. Wood, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Be Like Julia
Reviews of "Appetite for Life: The Biography of Julia Child" and "A Woman's Place Is in the Kitchen." [12-29-97]
— Virginia B. Wood, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

The Pies That Bind
Great holiday pies. [11-24-97]
— Virginia B. Wood, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

Elvis Lives!
Reviews of detective novels by Robert Crais (Indigo Slam), James Lee Burke (Cimarron Rose), as well as Bradley Denton's Lunatics and Michele Zackheim's Violette's Embrace. [07-28-97]
— Mike Shea, Virginia B. Wood, Adrienne Martini, and Anna Hanks, AUSTIN CHRONICLE

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