Category Archives: Food

The Great Kitchen Makeover – Part One


It all started when we went to Home Depot in the Fall of 2012 to get a gallon of paint. While there, we saw a refrigerator we really liked. It wasn’t just that it was stainless steel and it wasn’t … Continue reading

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Club Med Turks & Caicos


Carolyn and I have just returned from our annual mid-winter break. The destination this year was Club Med Turquoise located on Providenciales, one of the islands of Turks and Caicos. And where is Turks and Caicos, you ask? Well, it’s … Continue reading

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The Wishbone Connection


2500 years ago, the Etruscans, who lived in what is now Italy, believed the breastbone of a chicken, called the furcula or “little fork”, had magic predictive powers. They transferred that belief to the Romans, who carried it with them … Continue reading

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All The Fixins!


Have you noticed that people don’t just say they are having a turkey on Thanksgiving, they say “We’re having turkey with all the fixins”? Which leads me to wonder, just what are “all the fixins”? Turns out, what goes on … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Thoughts


By the Fall of 1621, the Pilgrims at Plimouth, Massachusetts were on the brink of starvation and ravaged by illness. Had it not been for Massasoit, who brought a bounty of fresh killed deer, turkeys and other food staples to … Continue reading

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Soup!


For a confirmed cryophobe like me – someone who hates cold – the onset of winter offers little to look forward to. Where are the days of basking on the beach, driving around with the top down or reading a … Continue reading

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