This Sh*t is Patriotic!

Good ol’ George Washington. Ambitious young soldier, revolutionary general, first president who, à la the Roman general-cum-(elected)-dictator Cincinnatus, nobly gave up power to return to his farm, we venerate him as the father of our country – and not without reason, for just about everything good and terrible about us and our history is embodied… Continue reading This Sh*t is Patriotic!

Hour of Sour

The following appeared in this month's Food Notes, the e-newsletter published by Edible Michiana (http://ediblemichiana.ediblecommunities.com/newsletter-archive). If you are what you eat, then my current craze for all things sour doesn’t speak well of me. I can’t get enough kraut and pickles (ferment a batch a week, I say!), and lemons and limes go without saying,… Continue reading Hour of Sour

One for Alliums

The following appeared in this month's Food Notes, the e-newsletter published by Edible Michiana. Check out the April issue for another piece by me, and subscribe to see some things I'll be publishing there in the future, as well as other short stories and news items of regional interest (http://ediblemichiana.ediblecommunities.com/newsletter-archive). Except for asparagus, the rare… Continue reading One for Alliums