Author and gourmet guide Elinor Griffith, whose story "Meals with Meaning" appeared in the September 2015 edition of Guideposts, shares her recipe for healthy and delicious couscous salad.

In the News....

CAROLINA ALUMNI REVIEW:  "Comfort in Food," wherein the "author recalls her family's kitchen aromas as therapy."

GETTING ON TRAVEL:  "A Novice Turns "Chef" at the Don Alfonso 1890 Cooking School," by Laura E. Kelly. As the Don Alfonso's hotel manager commented:  "What great job made Ms. Kelly!!! Congratulations!!! All of us are very happy about the article and very proud to have transmitted the soul of our house and of our region 😊!!! "

GRIFFITH GOURMET: CULINARY AND CULTURAL ADVENTURES AT THE DON ALFONSO 1890, NEAR THE AMALFI COAST:  YouTube videos produced by Laura-e-Kelly.com

UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA:  "The Life and Legacy of Professor John Allcott:  Art, Food and a Carolina Family," Nov. 1 - 10, Hanes Hall, including readings by Elinor Allcott Griffith from her book,The Virtues of Cooking, which is illustrated with works by her father, John Allcott

READER'S DIGEST INTERNATIONAL (3 million readers):  "Virtues of the Off Season:  A mother and daughter find the joys of travel minus the crowds"

HUFFINGTON POST (13 million unique visitors):  "An Unconventional Recipe from Julia Child's Kitchen"

GUIDEPOSTS MAGAZINE (6 million readers): "Meals with Meaning"

GUIDEPOSTS VIDEO:  Elinor Making Couscous Salad

MORE MAGAZINE:  MORE website feature on Griffith Gourmet trips to Julia Child’s: “Toujours Bon Appétit! How I Cooked Up Gastronomic Tours to France”

READER’S DIGEST Europe:  "Quinoa: Miracle Food or Fad Food?"

BLURB:  Author Spotlight: Elinor Allcott Griffith” and “How to Get Media Exposure for Your Publication.

CHAPPAQUA, NY, LIBRARY: Book talk on The Virtues of Cooking

RJ JULIA, Madison, CT, book talk: one of the best-known independent bookstores in the country... on the same week as Chef Jacques Pepin rolled out Heart and Soul in the Kitchen

MERRILL LYNCH Client Presentation, Ridgefield, CT: book talk and lunch using recipes from The Virtues of Cooking

MomZette: "Why Muffins Are Good for a Laugh. And pancakes suggest spontaneity, says a family-focused cookbook."

THE WAG (Westchester and Fairfield County lifestyle magazine): “Continental Cooking:  Cooking with Julia (So to Speak)"

INSIDE CHAPPAQUA: "Up Close and Inside with Elinor Griffith"

FOOD IN ATLANTA:Organic Buffalo Mozzarella on the Amalfi Coast of Italy"

CHICAGO TRIBUNE:More Travelers Seeking Out the Best Kitchens in the World"

MORE TIME TO TRAVEL: A Culinary Tour Leader Dishes On: What Travelers Need to Know About Cooking Tours

NEW CASTLE NOW:It All Started at Julia Child’s

Author Talk with Elinor Griffith 

 
"Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home" was filmed in Madison, Ct., at the Pepins, not far from where Elinor now lives -- and the location of bookstore RJ Julia

"Julia and Jacques Cooking at Home" was filmed in Madison, Ct., at the Pepins, not far from where Elinor now lives -- and the location of bookstore RJ Julia

Reader's Digest ran Elinor's article on quinoa in Europe, Russia and elsewhere

Reader's Digest ran Elinor's article on quinoa in Europe, Russia and elsewhere