My Life in France - Part 2: Chapter 7, Son of Mastering Summary & Analysis

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Part 2: Chapter 7, Son of Mastering Summary and Analysis

If Mastering the Art of French Cooking was an introduction to French dishes, the second volume was to extend the range of dishes. Simca and Julia didn't want to repeat any of the recipes from the first book, but they did want to refer readers back to it. They had many recipes that hadn't made the cut the first time so they thought the second book should take them less time. They hoped to reach a broader audience and wanted to include advances in technology that were affecting cooking.

With the first book, Julia had learned the importance of publicity. Now she was willing to expose herself to different things to get the publicity they needed. Yet, she was upset when articles downplayed Simca's contributions. Julia found that she was most productive in...

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