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I don’t much feel like being clever today. My thoughts are 3,286 miles away in Port-au-Prince, a city I have yet to visit. Perhaps it is the fact that I live in a city that has been devastated by earthquakes … Continue reading
Which came first: the chicken salad or the egg salad? It’s a question I’d never bothered to ask myself before this year. Until recently, I don’t think I’ve ever much cared, since I’ve never considered myself much of a creamy, protein-based … Continue reading
As it turns out, Mele Kalikimaka really is the thing to say on a bright Hawai’ian Christmas Day. So, in honor of all my friends from The Islands Big and not-so-Big, I am saying “Merry Christmas” with a big bowl … Continue reading
About a week ago, I had some friends over for snacks and mulled cider before heading off for an evening of strange aural excitement. As we were all gathered around the coffee table chatting, I asked my friend Rebecca what … Continue reading
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. Every %@*&-ing where I go. The store windows, the hideous wreaths on the bumpers of SUVs, the Holiday sweaters, the music (please, God, make it stop). I’m already up to my turtleneck … Continue reading
I have always had this thing for Southern people. I don’t know exactly what it is about them, but I tend to collect them much in the same way I collect Canadians and Edward Gorey first editions. Maybe it was … Continue reading
(Yes, I know it is Saturday, but this post was written yesterday for the Friday slot over at Bay Area Bites. Please suspend any sort of calendric disbelief you might harbor and stay with me…) Well Happy Black Friday, everyone, … Continue reading
I’m a sucker for a great Caesar salad. Call me old school, but there are few things that can beat it in my book. Garlicky, lemony, cheesy, and anchovy-y, if there is such a word. If there isn’t, there should … Continue reading
If you think these fuyu persimmons seem to be looking wide-eyed off into space, you’re wrong. They’re looking into the future– namely, theirs. Shortly after this photo was taken, they were mercilessly vivisected and consumed by me, the author of … Continue reading