The gist of a subsequent conversation with my husband:
Tipsy: She calls for 3/4 cup of cream in her clam sauce, in addition to butter and Parmesan. Everything tastes better with cream! I could make any of my boring recipes better if I sloshed in some cream. She's like that person who always tells you what you want to hear but doesn't really have your back.
Husband: I disagree. It's not her job to make things healthy, it's her job is to publish recipes that taste really good.
He has a point. Julia Child didn't stint on the cream. Subject requires more thought.
He also told me I should post this link to a story about ballpark food. I would eat the poutine, but nothing about a Twinkie cheese dog sounds appealing.