Julia Child’s life was changed by one meal she had at La Couronne, in Rouen, in 1948, which is recounted in exquisite detail in Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child, available on August 8th. The moment she put a forkful of sole meunière in her mouth the die was cast. Ever had an epiphany like that?
Mary Ingalls (January 10, 1865 – October 20, 1928) was born near the town of Pepin, Wisconsin. She was the first child of Caroline and Charles Ingalls, and the older sister of author Laura Ingalls Wilder.