Vegetarian Collard Green Gumbo

In the spirit of food writing, since I’ve just read the Julia Child book and all that, I thought I’d share what I’ve been eating this weekend, aside from pears and grapes, of course. I heard about a recipe for collard green soup that was making the rounds. Because I’m a vegetarian I didn’t want […]

My Life in France by Julia Child

This book is just delightful. I started listening to My Life in France a few months ago. I got interrupted with pressing concerns like grading papers, and then I didn’t get back to it because I was trying to finish other books for our book club. I came back to it today and listened to […]

The Fruit Window

The screen on my kitchen window blew away during Katrina, and I’m embarrassed to say that though it sometimes occurs to me to buy a new one, I never have quite gotten around to it. This morning I was happy to have no screen. When I started playing with my food by arranging it for […]