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Category Archives: eating well

Cooking and writing are large parts of what makes me, well, me, and less cooking, less writing=less me. Happy New Year to you, and I hope you’re starting the year well. Rachel and I are sitting around in what my mom used to call our gatkes eating bagels and nova and contemplating life. We are […]

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I don’t know how your 2017 has been, but mine has been lousy and here comes 2018! I am a firm believer that we have agency in our own lives, and we make choices all the time. Sometimes they’re good choices, sometimes not, and sometimes what seems like a good choice turns out not so […]

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I used to write. In fact, I wrote here, on this very blog, at least twice a week. I did take a few breaks, over the past four years and almost 600 posts, but this latest hiatus feels different. I feel like writing as a practice is a distant memory, and until today I had […]

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When I got to the F section of the Woman’s Day Encyclopedia of Cookery I chose to make something that sounded fun but was (pun intended) frankly disastrous. In this section, you will find several pages devoted to frankfurters. There was also a section on Finnish food which involved a lot of finnan haddie, and an oddly skimpy section for […]

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