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My Mother Was a Brilliant Cook by Maria Mazziotti Gillan | Wednesday, September 21, 2016 | The Writer's Almanac with Garrison Keillor

September 21st, 2016

Episode 716 of 786 episodes

The first time my mother went out to eat was on her 25th wedding anniversary at Scordato’s in Paterson, and the second time was for her 50th anniversary at the Iron Kettle House in Wyckoff. My mother said, “I could have cooked this meal better myself.” But I knew she was happy, though she would... Read more »

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