Sauces


Exquisite.

Watercress always seems so fancy, relegated to delicate soups and in precious finger sandwiches of chopped, hard-boiled egg and mayonnaise on crustless, thinly sliced bread laid out on silver platters at ladies luncheons. Which, now that I mention it, sound lovely. While the life that included ladies luncheons and called for a studied knowledge […]


St. Valentine might have loved tacos.

According to Wikipedia, Pope Gelasius I* established the feast of St. Valentine on February 14 in the year 496. He listed St. Valentine amongst those saints “… whose names are justly reverenced among men, but whose acts are known only to God.” In other words, they didn’t know a thing about […]


How would you like your change?

For some families politics is a Thanksgiving dinner conversation third rail. For others it’s religion or money. In mine, it’s change. Some families thrive on it, craving a constant new. Mine, however feel change is best conducted at geologic rate. We are particularly fond of tradition – and with good reason. My Mom […]