Last week, the luminous cookbook writer, Marion Cunningham died at the age of 90. Cunningham’s updated edition of The Fannie Farmer cookbook has become a classic. The original Fannie Farmer was also a visionary in the kitchen, and one of the first celebrity chefs. (See my profile of Farmer from the “single woman’s hall of fame.”)
To win a copy of this wonderful cookbook, answer the question: What is your kitchen essential? I realize it’s absurd to narrow it down to one, but that’s what makes it a challenge. What item or tool couldn’t you live without? Submit your entry using the Comments section. Include your first name. (If you win, we’ll get in touch by email for your U.S. shipping address, and telephone number.) Deadline: July 27, 2012.