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Something From Nothing

I have often mentioned the magic of cooking, the sheer joy of making something delicious from almost nothing...a handful of this, a pinch of that. Nothing seems more fun or sometimes more satisfying. It is also, for me a bit of a thrill- feeling like a contestant on one of those cooking shows where the chefs, with the clock ticking, compete to come up with a dish from a limited supply of i…

Carry on Cuisine

                I have a long history of carrying foods through airports. In fact, I have a long history of carrying foods with me wherever I go. I care about what I eat, not just for the tastes but because I feel better when I eat in a mindful healthy way, especially on the road. In the past, I have packed sandwiches or some fruit or nuts. Earlier …

“No, I can’t, Mr.President."

               The Proof of the Pudding contract with the Carter Center  http://www.cartercenter.org encompassed the last five years of my involvement at Proof of the Pudding. For me, it was one of the most satisfying projects that I ever worked on.  The recent news of President Carter’s battle with melanoma reminded me how the…

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