Category: Food

Our First Feast

“I doubt if our parents care what we do, or anything about us at this point,” my brother Val told me. It was November of 1878. I had just turned nineteen and he was twenty. They’d moved to San Francisco, leaving us behind in… Continue Reading “Our First Feast”

Guest Post: The Famous ‘House Special’

The Famous ‘House Special’ Written by A. J. Alexander A while ago, back in Europe, when I was traveling with a friend, I went for dinner to a restaurant that belonged to a very nice Italian couple. It was in Rome. You know, when… Continue Reading “Guest Post: The Famous ‘House Special’”

Taking Care of Our Elders: Delivered to Your Door

Taking Care of Our Elders Marathon. You might be able to relate. From 2013 Delivered to your door… I looked at the muscular, almost beautiful, naked body on the bed and the folded up sheriffs’ uniform on the chair. The badge seemed to sparkle… Continue Reading “Taking Care of Our Elders: Delivered to Your Door”

What Kind of Meat Are You?

From 2015. The kids are grown now but I thought I’d entertain you with this again. Don’t forget to answer the polls. Way back when, back before I had teenagers, back before I knew what a blog was, back when Microsoft had Front Page… Continue Reading “What Kind of Meat Are You?”

Random Survey #4: What will be in your super bowl (or on your paper plate) this Sunday?

It is Saturday and time for a RANDOM SURVEY!!!!!! Yes YOU get to tell everyone what you’re going to snack on tomorrow. We all know that the Super Bowl is just an excuse to watch super expensive and hopefully entertaining commercials and EAT. That… Continue Reading “Random Survey #4: What will be in your super bowl (or on your paper plate) this Sunday?”

Burning Question #36: Who Will Be At Your Thanksgiving Table?

Who will be at your Thanksgiving table? I know who will be UNDER my table. But this is about who will be above the table. Thanksgiving will soon be here. Yes, this week’s Burning Question is about the upcoming holiday. If you don’t celebrate… Continue Reading “Burning Question #36: Who Will Be At Your Thanksgiving Table?”

A Vampire Roasts Pumpkin Seeds (an easy how-to with pictures)

Juliette Roasts Pumpkin Seeds (an easy how-to with pictures) At my house, after we carve our Jack-o-Lanterns, we roast the pumpkin seeds. Contrary to popular opinion Halloween isn’t great for Vampires due to the over abundance of sugar. I’m not kidding. We don’t handle it… Continue Reading “A Vampire Roasts Pumpkin Seeds (an easy how-to with pictures)”

Burning Question #29: Fortune Cookie

Only Thirty-one Burning Questions to go in the Fifty Burning Questions Festival. When I was a child I used to absolutely love going to China Town in San Francisco. Yes, I was a tiny shy white child with wide eyes taking it all in.… Continue Reading “Burning Question #29: Fortune Cookie”

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