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Agnes Jekyll

Agnes Jekyll (1860-1937) wrote a series of essays for "The Times" (London) in the early 1920s with titles such as "Tray Food" and "Sunday Super'. A celebrated hostess, Lady Jekyll's first dinner party included Robert Browning, John Ruskin and Edward Burne-Jones. Full of insight, wit and comfort, Jekyll's writing champions the idea that cooking should always fit the occasion and temperament.