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michael-seidel's picture
Dec.15.2011
I've been feeling tired and out of sorts this week. Thought maybe I was coming down with something or fighting something off. Drinking some coffee and lots of water did little to relieve me. I found instead I had to relieve myself a lot. My personal belief is that one thing is not the single source...
michael-seidel's picture
Nov.30.2011
Moving around and traveling requires finding things you accept without thought.  New locations require new sources for regular activities - car maintenance, hair cuts, grocery shopping - along with eating. Eating is very important to me. It comes from my Mom's side of the family. She puts...
ernest-yungsi's picture
Nov.20.2011
As comfortably as I can, trying my best not to disgust others by chewing loudly, chewing with an open mouth or talking with food in my mouth; this is how I will eat. Making noises while I chew my food makes me sound like animal. Leaving my mouth open when I chew food doesn’t really look pretty and...
michael-seidel's picture
Nov.18.2011
I had a coughing fit last night after a toasted pannini crumb lodged itself in swallowing venue. Beckie offered me a bite of her mash potatoes (some places say mashed potatoes). She said, "It's comfort food. Mash potatoes will help everything." I chuckled and instead drank beer, which also often...
ernest-yungsi's picture
Nov.06.2011
Before I eat anything I remind myself that I’m eating to live. I am not living to eat. I only want to satisfy hunger. Simply because the food is delicious doesn’t give me the right to eat more than my body needs. But I should also take my time and chew my food well. I will take my time with eating...
michael-seidel's picture
Nov.05.2011
My neighbors introduced me to grape pie three years ago. The neighbors are Barb and Walt. They're from Missouri. Their tradition is to make a grape pie once a year, like they had as children. Making grape pie isn't easy. It requires boiling the grapes and squeezing the pulp out of the skins and...
holly-clegg's picture
Oct.16.2011
If you have been diagnosed with cancer, or if you’re caring for a loved one facing a diagnosis, you know that cooking healthful, delicious food is not always easy. You may be experiencing fatigue as a result of your treatments, you may be challenged by the prospect of cooking for a loved one who...
dale-estey's picture
Sep.19.2011
Champagne Onions by THE GILDED FORK  This is more of a technique than a recipe, per se.  Chef Mark has used a version of this preparation as an ingredient in a few dishes, and some playing around in the kitchen yielded different versions which can be used in diverse ways.  Any...
ben-campbell's picture
Sep.13.2011
I’d accepted a dinner invitation from an acquaintance. I’d met Sarah two weeks previous at the Alternative Café when I was video shooting Tom Faia and The Juice performing their original songs. Part literary gothic counterbalancing Emo nerdish fashion, I’d given Sarah my card without judging, told...
dale-estey's picture
Feb.23.2011
Cultural differences in food hold a fascination for me - and I'm not all that adventuresome. Basing a trilogy on 'onions' has led me to sundry places in my world-wide culinary quests. A quarter or so of my middle novel is set in China at the time of Marco Polo. Food and dining is a main theme (...