A great, fiery flaming dessert dish, and some thoughts on our country’s hidden corners and quiet faces — America’s nooks and crannies all around us.
Recipe for a terrific real-Southwest tamale pie with a soft cheesy “crust” to feed four. The kitchen smells soooo good when this is baking!
How one song turned my head around in Portugal some years ago, and a farewell to my readers as I bid adieu to “Journeys Over a Hot Stove.”
Longitudinal musings – from the Maritimes to the American West, where, author Bill Bryson states, “people like to shoot things.”
The only chicken fried steak recipe you’ll ever need, and a brief foray into wretched road food from chain restaurants.
A brief memoir of a spontaneous 2-week trip to Roatan Island, off Honduras, in 1972, with no reservations anywhere – and just a few hints why I wouldn’t seek to return. Some things happen once, and should stay that way.
A perfect, rich, genuine Southern pecan pie recipe that uses no corn syrup, and some easy chatter about “Just who do you think you are?” with one possible approach to finding an answer: the Johari Window.
Once again on the America Road for 3600 miles, but this time with an unusual slant on things – that we’ve returned to a kind of “usualness” that doesn’t feel quite right in this country.
It takes balls to do the holidays in style. Bourbon balls, that is. Also, happy to say my novels are all now in the Rockland Public Library – thanks, Amy Levine!
A repost: A genuine Cajun gumbo recipe that may leave you in tears from exhaustion – followed by tears of exultation when you eat it. Like most masterpieces, it takes a lot of work. Suffer… then enjoy!