Category Archives: Comfort Food — Savory

Before the Parade Passes By

I’m starting to have a funny relationship with Mondays.  The longer I am out of work the more uneasy I am with Monday — the unofficial beginning of the work week, especially for nine-to-fivers like I was.  It means, in … Continue reading

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Long Live the King!

Congrats and many hip-hip-hoorays to the newly-crowned success story of the immensely popular cable television event, The Next Food Network Star: Jeff Mauro, a charming and chummy 32-year-old private chef from Chicago with a penchant for sandwiches.  Last weekend’s finale … Continue reading


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With a Little Help From My Friends

As I mentioned in a previous post, to everything there is a season . . . and with each season comes a bounty of blessings for which I am grateful each day.  If nothing else in my life right now, … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

Today is Mother’s day, and all around the world grateful sons and daughters are bestowing love and gifts upon the most important person in the family — Mom.  How many pounds of candy, how many kisses and hugs, how many … Continue reading

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The Wishbone on the Windowsill

I have very fond childhood memories of fabulous meals around an overloaded Thanksgiving table in our middle-class dining room in Southern and then Northern California. The most vivid memories include the round cut-crystal dish with a bottom surface that sparkled … Continue reading

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