I try to make the famous two-slit experiment in quantum physics simple and accessible. Uh huh. How do you do that when the final results are utter nonsense? Also a terrific, smooth and rich Bolognese sauce – much better than the recipe I posted years ago.
Delicious and tasty chicken wings with Nigerian spices! And some thoughts on the derogatory term “trailer trash,” and people we’ve known who defy the stereotype. (They’re also in three of my four novels as significant characters).
Brief recollections of writing comedy scripts for serious corporate clients… and a great fluffy cod fritter recipe!
Recalling humongus 1950s breakfasts, thoughts on food insecurity in Maine, and a terrific “fuggedaboutit” focaccia with rosemary baking recipe.
Super delicious repost of one of my top favorite dishes – a bit of work with a yuuuge payoff.
A fabulous Sicilian fish stew that takes some prep and a lot of focus – keep other people out of the kitchen! Don’t talk on the phone or text anyone or watch TV. Just cook.
Great heart-healthy mashed potatoes this week – no dairy or butter or other fatty stuff like that. Once again, Mediterranean cuisine has the answer (it’s actually French, but from Provence, which is sort of close to the Mediterranean). Not a lot to laugh at because I’m cranky with a head cold and sore shoulder. Grrrr.
Quick and easy butternut pie recipe from Greece, where olive oil is king. Addictive snacking!
Pommes Dauphine is a classic French dish combining potatoes with a choux pastry – difficult to make but fabulous to eat. And we revisit more memories of my late cousin Joe Hyde, “semi-legendary” chef among his celebrity clients and friends.
Tortilla – a wonderful, easy to make stove-top egg and potato dish from Spain, and I remember some friends who went through a 3-day “personal development” course called “The Forum.” Weird stuff.