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'Silver Palate' and other cookbooks struck gold
Sheila Lukins was a person who could be introduced successfully to strangers with just two words: chicken Marbella. This dish, from 1982's "The Silver Palate Cookbook," became a go-to recipe for two generations of home cooks. It epitomized her food philosophy: bold flavors, accessible ingredients, easy cooking.
By Bill Daley, Tribune Newspapers
August 21, 2013