Cherry Pie

Photos by DonnaI don't think I'd really ever had a cherry pie before. When I was young my parents sometimes bought frozen cherry pies. Most pies for sale at bakeries and grocery stores seem to be made with the artificially colored and flavored gelatinized...

Writer’s Block: What I Believe

From my desk, photo by iphoneWhen I put up a recent tweet saying writer's block was nothing more than an attempt to justify your own laziness (and not recognizing this was simply lying to yourself), I got a number of angry RT's calling me (at best)...

Cherries Are Here!

 One of my favorite times of year, sour cherries are here!  Thanks for gorgeous shots Donna.  Time to make pie!Or a cocktail:Sour Cherry with Rum and MintNot quite a sour cherry mojito (though that would work).  Keep it pure with two ounces...

Hamburger Technique

Photos by Donna I published almost two years ago, at the end of summer—a chance email today thanking me for the technique.  So I thought let’s put it up again at the start of grilling season. I’m not always real quick on the uptake, but I eventually get...