The author of the bestselling book "The Plantagenets" picks up the story of the English crown where his last book left off. It describes how the longest-reigning British royal family tore itself apart and was replaced by the Tudors.
Just before Thanksgiving, cookbook author Marion Cunningham joins Diane to make the case that family dinners should be part of an everyday routine — not just a holiday treat. Her new cookbook is full of old-fashioned recipes that have been enjoyed for generations but are rarely seen on today’s tables.
- Marion Cunningham Author, "Lost Recipes: Meals to Share with Friends and Family" (Knopf). Her other cookbooks include "The Fannie Farmer Cookbook" and "Learning to Cook with Marion Cunningham." She is also winner of this year's James Beard Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award.
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