Winter

swept up in the momentum

I’ve never been much of a football fan. Oh, when I was in the 9th grade, the quarterback of my high school football team was a lean beautiful boy who threw tight spirals down a…

a word from our sponsor: Sabra

We’re big hummus fans around here. With ribs of celery, sliced carrots, and the occasional corn chip, we scoop up the hummus in our house. I just read, in a book called Smart Chefs Stay…

something shifting

My tastes have changed dramatically over the years. I grew up on chicken and dumplings, salads with store-bought croutons on iceberg lettuce, Clark bars, and Doritos. Like so many of us raised in the 70s and…

pretty sure he likes me

My husband knows me better than anyone alive. He knows when to look deep into my eyes and hold me when I’m feeling down. He knows to follow that soulful look with a well-placed fart…

what feels like enough

Danny’s gone right now, down in Arizona with his folks. They’ve been ailing, needing a little help. When I talked to him a few moments ago, Danny was in their kitchen, making a big enough…

a satisfying job

“It’s important to remember that when you’re feeding someone, including yourself, it’s an honor. It’s about pleasure and nurture and respect. We all come to the table with different kinds of baggage –hungers that can’t…

the taste of greenness

I kind of have an avocado problem. (When I read this sentence to Danny, he snorted, slapped my arm, and said, “Good one.”) Okay, I have an avocado problem. My name is Shauna and I want…