2 – Biographical - culinary
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Magazine and newspaper articles, and souvenir items about Dix and her
1. “Gourmet’s Paradise,” by Milton Lehman. Collier’s for November 8,
1947 (two copies).
2. “Dinner at Antoines In Honor of Frances Parkinson Keyes, Thursday,
November Eighteenth, 1948, 7 P. M.” Menu and a one page commentary by
Roy L. Alciatore about the special dinner.
3. “Souvenir Du Restaurant Antoine Fonde En 1840, 713-717 St. Louis
Street, New Orleans, LA.” Booklet of the Antoine history including
sections of special guests; Dix listed in the Authors, Columnists,
4. “By candlelight, Dorothy Dix (Mrs. Elizabeth Meriwether Gilmer)
serves the café brulot, ‘black as the devil, strong as death, sweet as
love, hot as Hell.’ At her left, Miss Elizabeth Nicholson, and behind,
Miss Yvonne Brown. Both debutantes have a chance to be Queen at one of
the Mardi Gras Balls.” Photo of Dix serving her famous brew to the two
debutantes. Harper’s Bazaar, February 1943.
5. “Where Folks Really Eat,” by Bill Sharpe. The State, A Weekly Survey
of North Carolina, March 10, 1945. Inscription by Dix, “next summer we
will come and eat here. You never saw such food, or so much of it.
Leaving tomorrow for home. This hotel (manor) has gone so skimpy on eats
we are gnawing on our finger nails-Love Lizzy Sep 10”.
6. “Dorothy Dix’s Recipe for Mint Juleps A Poem In prose,” by Dorothy
Dix. The Mississippi Sun, Charleston, MISS., Thursday, September 29,
7. “America’s Confessor At Home.” Chicago Herald and Examiner, Friday,
October 9, 1936.
8. “Favorite Recipes of Famous Women,” No. 36 by Dorothy Dix, Barbequed
Chicken. Public Ledger Co., 1922.
9. Ten recipes from newspapers and one hand copied recipe [by Dix]. From
the Dix recipe collection.
10. Restaurant Antoine Menu. Signatures noted on back of menu by the
dinner guests. Daisy Meriwether, Huntington Patch, Ella Bentley Arthur,
C.E. Meriwether, Christy Arthur, “Bee” Patch and Harnett T. Kane, n.d.
11. “Recipes By World Famous Chefs, Crème Yvette For Smart Desserts.”
The Sheffield Company, New London, Connecticut, U.S.A. From the Dix
recipe collection, nd.
Dorothy Dix Research Guide (menu)