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Saturday Evening Pasta-Comfort Food Sunday Double Feature: Spaghetti and Meatballs-The Family You Choose

When I am looking for something that will comfort me while I am cooking it, as well as while I’m eating it, my go-to choice is usually Italian food. I am not Italian, and I did not grow up eating much Italian food, but I have learned to cook a variety of cuisines, and Italian is my favorite ...

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The Point of the Journey…

“…From the point of ignition To the final drive The point of the journey Is not to arrive anything can happen… …From the point of entry — Until the candle is burned The point of departure — Is not to return anything can happen…” – “Prime Mover”, Rush, lyrics by Neil Peart I took on ...

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Comfort Food Sunday: We Are In This Together

The second Sunday of each month, I volunteer with other members of my faith community at a local soup kitchen, preparing and serving a meal to about 100 men, women, and children. Their number includes every race, a wide age range, some born here, and others not, but they all have one thing in common: they ...

Thank You.

Jane Addams (1860–1935) – social activist, president Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom Nina E. Allender (1873–1957) – speaker, organizer and cartoonist Naomi Anderson (b. 1863) – black suffragist, temperance advocate Susan B. Anthony (1820–1906) – co-founder and leader National Women’s Suffrage Association, created the National American Woman’s Suffrage Association Annie Arniel (1873–1924) – ...

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Thank You, Peter Sagal. Thank You, Baseball.

I don’t even know how to write about food today, so I offer you this instead. I grew up Dodger Blue. If you are a resident of Southern California, you know the term. The Los Angeles Dodgers were my team, my family’s team, one of those bits of family heritage passed on like recipes and ...

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Taking Care of Myself

The Challenge: Choose any city in North America. Prepare a meal of at least three courses, with at least one course from each of the following centuries: 1600’s, 1800’s, 1900’s. Use mid-century as your time reference. As before, you can only use ingredients that were available in the city you choose, at the time you choose ...