Another incredibly delicious way to prepare eggs, and Philip Glass, arguably the world’s best living composer, astonishes the staff of a small Providence arts club with a surprise request to practice on their piano. For over an hour.
Margaret tempts us with her steamed eggs, which she says many people haven’t tried, and remembers an accidental conversation with Percy Baines.
You’ve never heard of Michael Weber, but he is always the smartest person in the room, and the most remarkable person I’ve ever met. A brief excursion into magic, mind-reading, and an amazing talent who fiercely masks his genius.
“Tear here” is always a crap shoot, but the words “peel here” strike terror into my heart. And introducing the Saucy Fish Co. of the U.K., exporting fish to Maine. We were treated with free samples, after which I treated myself to an ethical dilemma…
Good sense and plenty of soul on a couple of thousand acres in Louisiana. Farmer Jack Dailey gives us his take on sustainable farming practices, and some of the secret joys of doing what he does.
Jack Dailey, a former student from my teaching days, checks in with Part 1 of the story of his family farm in Louisiana, and he sends us a killer recipe for spatchcocked Cornish game hens, which taste much better once you know what “spatchcocked” actually means.
Why are broiler chickens as big as carry-on luggage? And remembering a meeting at Paramount Pictures where I could’ve said, “Sure, I’ll do it for free.”
Kick-a** harissa sauce! And a sampling of some New Year’s letters we’ve gotten over the years that we’ve never gotten over.
I recently took a “memory test” as part of my application for long-term care insurance. They told me to take it very seriously, which I didn’t, until…
A simple welcoming poem I wrote for my new granddaughter, and for all newly arrived baby girls.