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Another Strange In-Flight Sandwich: Someone has a Sense of Humor

Another Strange In-Flight Sandwich: Someone has a Sense of Humor

A not-Cajun sandwich on a flight from Paris to London.

Giant Pork Dish and Spaetzle Made with Love by the German Cousins

Giant Pork Dish and Spaetzle Made with Love by the German Cousins

A giant pork chop with homemade spaetzle served on vintage Corelle dishes proves once again that Food is Love.

Mindfulness Musings from Rose of Rose Farmhaus

Mindfulness Musings from Rose of Rose Farmhaus

A peaceful picture of simple pleasures painted with words and images from a friend in Round Top, Texas.

Haiku: Possessiveness

Haiku: Possessiveness

Haiku born of people-watching at a nightclub.

Strange But Wonderful Solo Lunch While One-Footed: Broccoli-Egg Salad with Hollandaise

Strange But Wonderful Solo Lunch While One-Footed: Broccoli-Egg Salad with Hollandaise

The crunch of the broccoli, smooth and earthy taste of the egg, and the tart, silky hollandaise come together beautifully in this salad.

Treehouse Haiku

Treehouse Haiku

treehouse afternoonsendless summer daydreaming ~limitless future

A New Meaning for “Bite the Biscuit” – The Denver Biscuit Company

A New Meaning for “Bite the Biscuit” – The Denver Biscuit Company

The biscuits at the Denver Biscuit Company are devilishly good, on a par with poetry.

Good Gumbos are Like Sunsets

Good Gumbos are Like Sunsets

Gumbo is a jazz combo that creates a new song every time you make it. Part 1 of a series.

Have Some Weed, Butterfly!

Have Some Weed, Butterfly!

Butterflies, butterfly weed, and a caterpillar relocation project. It’s never a dull moment at Glover Gardens.

Simple, Rustic, Good: Catalan Tomato Bread is a Winner

Simple, Rustic, Good: Catalan Tomato Bread is a Winner

From Food & Wine: “This recipe offers irrefutable proof that the best dishes are often the simplest.”

Cookie Hustle 254 to the Rescue

Cookie Hustle 254 to the Rescue

A surprise in the mail: custom, handmade sugar cookies in two styles, a cheery, bright ice cream cone, and cheeky “Feel a latte better” coffee cup.

50 Things in Your Kitchen to Get Rid Of Right Now

50 Things in Your Kitchen to Get Rid Of Right Now

Advice from the Food Network about decluttering your kitchen, republished as a public service and a reminder to myself.

Seafood to Celebrate 88 Revolutions Around the Sun

Seafood to Celebrate 88 Revolutions Around the Sun

My mother in law LOVES seafood. And for every celebratory occasion, she’s happy just to go to a seafood restaurant. Really, we ALL love seafood, so we welcomed the opportunity to have a big appetizer for Riki’s 88th revolution around the sun. It’s easy to […]

Beasts of Burden: What Do They Think?

Beasts of Burden: What Do They Think?

I’ve always wondered how our beasts of burden feel about their “jobs”. Are their feet hurting? Do they enjoy being useful, understanding how important they are to us, or do they want to go on strike for better working conditions, a day off, or higher “wages”?

Cooking Up a Storm, a Cookbook with a Unique NOLA Legacy

Cooking Up a Storm, a Cookbook with a Unique NOLA Legacy

If you love cookbooks, New Orleans, or Cajun-Creole food – or if you just want a good read that pulls you into a magical culinary history – you need this cookbook.

Hell on Wheels – My Trip to the Grocery Store While One-Legged

Hell on Wheels – My Trip to the Grocery Store While One-Legged

Hell on wheels, my observations from driving the grocery store go-cart after foot surgery.


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