A New Ingredient Oh So Fowl

It was brought to my attention by a Wisconsin friend, author and professor that she was suffering kitchen burnout – at a loss about what to do with our most beloved of go-to’s – the tender bird. I heard her plea and decided to try something new. I’ve been captivated by the word “Pozole” and

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What Length Love & Marriage

It is well documented that my wife and I live 773 air miles apart and have so for the entire 14 years of our relationship. Some ask what is the longest you have ever been apart? Wrong question. More apt? What is the longest you have ever been together? The other morning I found myself

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Cooking is Therapy for the Writers’ Class

Let’s face it. We who write do nothing all day long. That is unless you consider mud wrestling with demons, chain-smoking, day drinking, chatting up shop clerks, and beating down majestic mountains of towering doubt to squeeze out 2 good pages – something! I suspect that is why I cook. Consider the ingredients for this

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Dropping Them Off Takes Me Straight Back to College

My boys are gone! Shipped off to Ithaca and University of Vermont, leaving me alone in my Brooklyn apartment on a late-August night, with my thoughts, a whisky and a plate of steak tartare. I dropped Ben yesterday for his senior year – a fact that I am yet to fathom. He was a camp

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