2020

It’s hard to avoid the irony—the titular year of perfect vision, the unraveling of once reliable norms, political structures, checks and balances, civility in all arenas, the losses of loved ones and heroes to injustice and disease. And it’s equally hard to avoid the comparison—between that titular year of sudden perfect vision, and the years … More 2020

No, thank you

The other night, I watched as a TV food critic led cameras into the kitchen of a trendy new restaurant. His review of the meal had been rhapsodic, spread over an array of dishes, which he lustily devoured. And, I  thought, gee, I’d like to try that place. Then he went into the kitchen to … More No, thank you

Resistance Bread

I created this tea bread so that it would be food for strength and comfort—loaded with antioxidants, yet sufficiently sweet. Indeed, my husband says he can’t think of this as bread, as it seems more like dessert to him. I, on the other other hand, eat it for breakfast. The recipe is open to improvisation. … More Resistance Bread