Barbara Fairchild, former editor of Bon Appétit, author of the just-published cookbook Bon Appétit Desserts, Studio City resident and generally lovely person, is now on Twitter.

Because she has a bit more time these days (when we spoke to her by phone a few minutes ago, she was at home, happily doing her laundry). Because it's fun. Because she has always had a lot to say, in 140 characters or otherwise. (Our favorite tweet so far: “If Nancy Silverton had not invented Butterscotch Budino, the world would be a very sad place.”

You can follow her @fairchildonfood.

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