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Being Extra and Adolf Loos' Roast Beef

I am an extra.

I am a non-speaking character in a coffee shop background sipping coffee and staring at my laptop. There are raindrops on the windows, a blade of grass moving in the wind outside, cars moving past on the road, murmuring conversations, a large orange sculpture, a concrete floor, a sneeze, a ding, words, a child’s cry, salt and pepper shakers, mugs, music wafting above the hum of mid-morning conversations, a green shirt, smell of eggs and coffee, fingers on the keyboard, people behind the counter waiting, people cooking lunch, yellow road signs, an itch on the neck, words on the wall, wood tables, metal chairs, stripes and me. 556 more words

Food Writing

Pot Roast and Carrots with Mushroom Gravy

My summer has flown by!  I can’t believe that Scarlet and Joey start school tomorrow.  I hate to admit that I am usually that mom that is very ready for her kids to go back to school but this year is different.   584 more words


Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

Philly Cheesesteak Stuffed Peppers

This is a healthy twist to the traditional Philadelphia Cheesesteak, which skips the hoagie and cheese-whiz in favor of capsicum, cream cheese and provolone. 187 more words


Al’s Italian Beef, Chicago IL

December 2012

My uncle JD is a life long Chicagoan and gave us a tour of Chicago a few years ago and for lunch one day he took us all to famous Al’s #1 Italian Beef. 105 more words


Classic Pot Roast

What says “home cooked meal” better than a delicious, fall-apart, pot roast? If there is any meal you want to master it is the classic pot roast. 1,137 more words


Garden carrots and roast beef

A post about one of the few lunches we have been able to eat outside this summer. Other days it has just been too cold or too windy. 223 more words