Archive | Joan Bennett

Gloria Swanson Frock Competition – RESULT!

Well, the competition has closed and the winner has been announced. The answer to the question, “Which fruit did Gloria Swanson regularly keep in her handbag?” was AVOCADO. Quite a few of you guessed correctly, and everyone amused me greatly with their reasoning for choosing certain fruit, but only one person could win the frock […]

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Joan Bennett’s Baked Salmon

“With all of Constance’s juggling of dates over the years, I started out as the youngest, then became her twin and finally wound up as the oldest sister.” It’s a Bennett sisters bonanza this weekend. My very own Sister of the Shellac Veronica is coming over tonight for baked salmon then I’ll be cooking up […]

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Joan Bennett’s Beetroot Salad

I have found the cigarette pen that Ruthie and I had so much fun posing with in her jeep, pretending to be smokers, and also the fabulous cowboy hat ashtray she gave me. So now I really feel my dressing table is complete. When I was walking through the park that is a stone’s throw […]

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Joan Bennett’s Beetroot Salad

“I don`t think much of most of the films I made, but being a movie star was something I liked very much.” The response to the call for test cooks has been enormous – how very, very exciting. I’m intrigued by the range of choices – are people selecting based on the star or the […]

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Joan Bennett’s Beetroot Salad

“I don`t think much of most of the films I made, but being a movie star was something I liked very much.” I’m feeling rather low this weekend after Sidney & I decided to call it a day. Very sad. Very sad indeed. I feel an extended period of cooking on the way. And lots […]

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Joan Bennett’s Baked Salmon

“If only Vivien Leigh had stayed in England, that part would have been mine.” Hmm. I presume Joan is talking about Vivien’s role in Gone With The Wind there. Intriguing. Can’t imagine Joan in that part. Well, bouncing up and down to the Kaiser Chiefs on Friday seems to have dislodged the feeling sorry for […]

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