Driving through Texas, thinking of my 9-year-old grandmother, of the tale she told me so many years ago. Her father decreed that they would all move to Globe, AZ, along with his brothers, driving cattle, who knows, to the new ranch, from the old one in Fredericksburg, Texas, German enclave. To Globe, Arizona. How long […]Read more "Musings on the Road West"
Bacopa Literary Review Contest submissions open March 1 – May 31, 2018 with a $250 prize in each of four genres plus $25 payment for each published work. $3 submission fee (first submission free formembers of Writers Alliance of Gainesville). If accepted for publication, you agree to grant us First North American Serial Rights. Poetry: We’re […]Read more "Bacopa Literary Review is Looking for a Few Good Writers"
“Anyone can cook anything and make it delicious.” That’s what chef/teacher Samin Nosrat promises, right up front, page 5, in her stunning debut – Salt Fat Acid Heat. Everybody loves an optimist. And I count Ms. Nosrat among that merry band of people, those who amble through the world with a smile on their faces, their […]Read more "A Pinch of Alchemy: Samin Nosrat’s Salt Fat Acid Heat"
Nope. I can just see your neurons pointing fingers, your eyes sending signals to your brain, with a little interior voice saying, “Oh, yes, those are biscuits, just like my grandma used to make.” But don’t be mistaken when you look at that photo. Nope. Those are scones. Which I baked the other day from a […]Read more "Biscuits or Scones: British Origins of an American Favorite!"
Just a note – life’s busy – to share the shortlist for The Gourmand Awards. “What is that,” you might ask? Here’s their take on it: “The Gourmand Awards are the major Food Culture event in the world. They started in 1995 for cookbooks and wine books, at Frankfurt Book Fair. They now include all […]Read more "THE GOURMAND AWARDS"