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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 […]


Pounded pear piccata.

Fall is a bit late this year. The DC farm markets are still selling beautiful peaches and even a few nectarines. There’s nary a head of broccoli or Brussels sprout in sight. With the pressure of weekly recipe development, that calls for another Hail Mary pass. That, of course, is […]