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Our current administration is barely three months old, yet it feels like three years. Dog years. Recently, we’ve had the employees of a major airline beat up an elderly passenger. We’ve had a feckless and reckless attack on Syria. We’ve had a press secretary deny the Holocaust. What else? Too numerous to itemize. I have liked the convenience of scheduling my posts, sometimes two-three weeks in advance; it depends....

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After a frenetic binge-watch of Breaking Bad (only my second viewing) and after seeing most of Malcolm in the Middle, I’m convinced that Bryan Cranston is the man I’ve seen most often in his underwear, with the exception of two other men. So—Cranston ranks number three. Of course, my husband is the number one wearer of underwear in front of me. Number two was my father. He was of the boxer variety (Bob and Bryan...

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Hybrid Holidays

Hybrid Holidays


Posted By on Dec 16, 2014

After moaning and groaning about various things, I figured I owed you an actual recipe for a change. Since I owe no allegiance to any organized religion, my holiday seasons are always free to borrow from any sort of traditions I please. Usually this finds me turning on my favorite musical, Fiddler on the Roof, while spending a day baking Christmas cookies. Now that Bob has retired, my baking day has shortened significantly. I used to...

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I am in such an unsettled mood. Not really unhappy or depressed. More like chronically discontent. There’s no point in itemizing everything that bugs me; much of it is pretty average and typical to (most likely) everyone on the planet. Don’t get me wrong—I also have plenty of things that are going very well. So, it’s tricky to discuss, because this is a happy-go-lucky food blog, full of comfort food, geekery,...

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