Tag: Recipe

When the Safest Trip is in the Mind’s Eye

A dear friend recently sent me the recipe for a cocktail called the French Riviera and I immediately flashed back to my childhood. Our family had embarked on a trip across Europe and while I was only 12-years-old and innocent to the temptations of alcohol, the experience remains indelibly stamped in my mind. We visited

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Serious Times Call for a Serious Drink

Whenever I sit down to a delectable meal, I never think about how this bountiful harvest got to my plate. And I certainly don’t ponder the critical role bees play in making my beloved fruits, vegetables and nuts possible through pollination. But the truth is, we all should be thanking these humble and hard-working creatures.

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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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