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What She Ate by Laura Shapiro

Before I became obsessed with penning stories behind those who make food, I was obsessed with slipping into the souls of other peoples’ stories in body. 734 more words


The Significance of 1,391,361


There is a property located on N. 179th St. in Miami-Dade County, Florida, with an assessed value of $1,391,361.

In the fiscal year 2010, the adopted expenditures for “Personal Services, Area Agency on Aging”, in Prince William County, Virginia, was… 287 more words


Summer Reading

In case you’d like a taste of what I’m reading, here are two samples from a book I purchased yesterday.

“I do believe, against all the odds, that cream will be with us for a long time yet, despite its well-known high cholesterol content. 359 more words

Food And Drink

Listening to the Voices in Historic Cookbooks

“Listen to these cookbooks, to what they’re saying and how they’re saying it. They are real voices.”

So declared Barbara Ketcham Wheaton, an eighty-five-year-old expert of culinary history and databases with a literal twinkle in her eye. 1,443 more words

Food History

First Review!

I was pleased to get the first review of The Mossback Cafe Cookbook today.  I’m still waiting to clear up some technical issues before uploading the book to Amazon, so this review is on Smashwords.   235 more words


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Breakfast Tacos?

That’s right.  Breakfast tacos.  Also Huevos Rancheros Especial, enchiladas, Banana Dream Cake, and the Best Danged Buttermilk Pie you’ve ever tasted.  Also Chorizo, “THAT” BLT (sort of a BLT on steroids), and the mythical Double Trouble Dog, so dangerous it’s shortened to DTD. 678 more words


Coming Soon!

It’s slowly coming together.



What is it?

Well, what I’ve tried to do is create a 1980s look in a cookbook, based on a fictional eatery that figures largely in my… 294 more words