A. Gelburg

Photograph by Marion Ettlinger/Corbis Outline                 “Ambition and a little luck are good things for a writer to have going for him. Too much ambition and bad luck, or no luck at all, can be killing.” The above quotation comes from a great essay on writing by Raymond Carver. I think of it now because I have been lucky, and when one of the sources of the great good fortunes of your life dies, you should take note, and give thanks. I was lucky enough to be friends with the Sulzberger family (owners of the New York Times) when I was in college, and through them met Arthur Gelb, then deputy managing editor of the paper. I wasn’t even a college junior yet and I’d never published a word, Read On »

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Watch how to make hortopita, a Greek pie made with phyllo, winter squash, and greens, via NYT.

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Its getting chilly outside, but warm up by making a batch of Posole soup, via NYT.

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How to pick out wines for your holiday dinner, via New York Times.    

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Vegetarian or just a mushroom lover, this is a recipe that should be made this fall, via NYT.      

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