Re: RARA-AVIS: Re: Cooking

From: Mark Sullivan (
Date: 28 Jul 2001

I thought baking was pretty hardboiled when a femme fatale tried to do it to Hansel and Gretel.

Which reminds me of Thurber's takeoff on Little Red Riding Hood (as well as the movie Freeway). Now that was a hardboiled tale.


ps -- When it comes to nasty cooking stories, shouldn't you include Swift's Modest Proposal?

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