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Filmmaker Launches Kickstarter to Complete Marcella Hazan Documentary

As anyone who's made her simple, perfect tomato, butter and onion sauce can attest, cookbook author Marcella Hazan was a genius. And, like all geniuses, she deserves to have her story told. New York City filmmaker Peter Miller has been working on a documentary about Hazan's extraordinary life for the...
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The New Yorker

How Marcella Hazan Became a Legend of Italian Cooking

When Marcella Hazan was seven years old, she fell on the beach and broke her right arm. It was 1931, and she and her family were living in the Egyptian city of Alexandria. At the hospital, her arm was placed in a cast that stretched from her shoulder to the tips of her knuckles. The pain didn’t subside after a few days, though, and the color of her hand began to dull. Her doctor removed the cast, revealing gangrenous skin that resembled the flesh of a rotting peach. Hazan needed multiple surgeries from an orthopedic surgeon at a hospital in the family’s native Italy, which forced them to move back to Cesenatico, the fishing town where Hazan (née Polini) was born. Her hand refused to fully straighten from that point forward, but—thank goodness—it functioned well enough to grip a knife.
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Food52

Chicken Liver Pasta Sauce Inspired by Marcella Hazan

Yes, there's a video hosted by Kristen Miglore in the Watch This Recipe section below the headnote. If you don't see the video window, turn off your browser extensions or switch browsers. I have to do the latter to see videos on this site. This advice is not specific to...