Category Archives: Food and drink


Even in the sea of noise and electronic congestion, life still has some pleasures.  One, I own, is eating.  Another is shopping for food, which requires the similar organs of imagination and memory.  As I get older, and a number … Continue reading

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Recent NYC

I don’t know if the current musical Sister Act is better than the Whoopi Goldberg film it is based on.  I didn’t see the original.  But the musical, playing at the Broadway Theatre, was definitely the highlight of my recent trip to … Continue reading

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I’ve blogged a few times before about my passion for cakes.  What doesn’t make sense to me is the current interest in fondant.  Fondant is a substance used for decorating cakes.  Hence it’s been featured in the making of elaborate … Continue reading

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One of the great passions of my life is food.  Especially cake.  I have always loved cake.  There are photographs of me as a small lad enthusiastically eating cakes: not neatly, but such are the side effects of passion. My … Continue reading

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Burnt Offerings

Some things bring you down to earth.  One of my relatively recent interests is cooking.  Relatively recent.  I’ve been making pancakes for years.  In recent times, I’ve expanded to French Toast and meatballs.   My most recent is pizza.  I … Continue reading

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