Monthly Archives: June 2016

“The American Riviera”

If you are a subscriber and receive this blog via email, click on the post title to listen to Wildewoman, by Lucius while you read. A glance at at local MLS listings will give you a clue as to why … Continue reading

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10,000 hours, or How do I get to Carnegie Hall?: Michael Roberts’ Bourbon Mushroom Pasta

  In 1980s Los Angeles, on Trump’s sauté station, I made bourbon-mushroom pasta at least twenty-five times a night for a year—a single serving in one sauté pan or as many as ten servings in three sauté pans. My domain consisted … Continue reading

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Come Fly With Me: Cream of tomato soup

The check-in line at Bush International snaked up and down security cattle chutes, past the restrooms, and into the terminal corridor. Surrounded by baggage-laden, disgruntled, would-be travelers nudging their bags along with their feet I wondered, when did flying stop … Continue reading

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Oh, Canada: Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

We left the Wild West just in time for our annual Memorial Day trip to “We The North” land. Garmin led us a merry chase getting into Vancouver, but oh well, we saw a completely different side of the city. … Continue reading

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