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Today I took the local commuter train to Chicago to have lunch with the professor who was my advisor when I was working on my Master’s thesis. I graduated from Lake Forest College’s M/LS program almost twenty years ago, so
… finish reading Staying Connected
I live in the undeclared Farm Stand Center of Michigan, maybe even of the entire Midwest. From asparagus in late spring to pumpkins in late fall, fresh produce is only a corncob’s throw away. And the farmer on duty understands
… finish reading Latest Obsession
Most often, second chances are given to romantic relationships or teenager indiscretions or BFFs. They’re a way to give the people involved another opportunity to correct some problem and reconnect. I’m all for it. But in this case, second chance refers
… finish reading Second Chance
The recipe bin moved with us almost seven years ago and took up residence in a cupboard just like it had in our previous home. It was ignored except when Earl and I found a recipe in the newspaper or
… finish reading Recipe Bin
Yesterday, I posted a tip on how to make great fried chicken, the kind that rivals my favorite KFC. Today, after further investigation based on a new batch of the bird, I retract that tip in favor of further research.
… finish reading Retraction
So last night Earl and I sat down to dinner with a half-pound Russet potato each as the entre and some baked chicken as the side. We knew what was riding on our taste buds.
The potatoes were beautiful, and
… finish reading The Perfect Potato, Part II
I fancy myself a potato aficionado; my baking, roasting, and scalloping skills are well honed. But tonight, I’m trying something new.
I’m baking a Russet potato according to the two pages of intense analysis in the current issue of “Cook’s
… finish reading The Perfect Potato
Judging from the long lines of cars that circled the restaurant, there are a lot of folk in the St. Joseph/Benton Harbor area who have been eagerly awaiting the arrival of Sonic, the new fast food chain that opened yesterday.
… finish reading Sonic
I am slowly returning home from a long weekend in Fargo, ND, and am currently waiting for my next connection in Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.
I’ve never particularly liked O’Hare; it’s big and dirty and impersonal. It’s filled with high
… finish reading Wicker Park