- Chef Mary Jane Curry
Mary Jane "Chef MJ" Curry, is a certified personal chef and the owner of Custom Cuisine in Camarillo, California. She is the current president of the Los Angeles/Ventura Chapter of the United States Personal Chef Association (USPCA) and thoroughly enjoys both cooking and baking for various clients in the Ventura County and Greater Los Angeles areas.
- Carol Brock with Cookbooks
Carol says good-bye to her 4,000 cookbooks in February 2009. They were being shipped to the State University of New York at Delhi, where a special collections room was being created for them.
- Carol Brock in Water Aerobics Class
Carol Brock in a water aerobics class in summer 2007.
- Carol Brock at Microphone
Carol introduces a Great Neck Adult Education panel in the early 1990s. She appeared in disguise because she was reviewing restaurants at the time and her editor didn’t want her to be easily identified.
- Carol Brock and Photographers
Carol works on a photo for the New York Daily News Sunday food section. She said that New York Times food writers Craig Claiborne and Pierre Franey were envious because the Daily News had color capabilities.
- Carol Brock with Two Editors
Carol (left) takes a break with two other magazine editors attending a food conference in the late 1960s. She worked for Parents magazine at the time.
- Carol Brock Sampling Food
Carol Brock was a judge for contests while at Good Housekeeping. Tasting was a daily ritual during her time there (1944–1967).
- Carol Brock and James Beard
Carol Brock with renowned chef and food writer James Beard in 1964.
- Carol and Emil Brock on Vacation to Europe
In 1959, Carol, Emil, and Brian (only four and tucked in bed) took a trip from London to Paris to Amsterdam.
- Brock Family
The Brock family in the mid-1960s. From left, Carol, husband Emil, sons Brian and Craig, and (standing) her father, Charles Lang.