Monthly Archives: February 2008

It’s the Year of the Potato

Potatoes and Pot Bellies “You know, there’s no such thing as a good potato,” my friend Jess told me a couple of years ago, after talking to a doctor about a new understanding of diet and disease called Syndrome X. … Continue reading

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International Year of the Potato, How about that?

http://www.potato2008.org/en/index.html I read in US News and World Report, and saw it on the UN website and it is true, October 18, 2007, marked the beginning of the International Year of the Potato.Whoo Hoo! There are monuments going up all … Continue reading

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The One True Cake

One cake to rule them allOne cake to find themOne cake to eat with milkAnd at the table, bind them In the land of Momma where the memories grow

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A New Motto–Humble sentiment, expressed in pompous writing

I just finished “Comfort me with Apples,” by Ruth Reichl, and it has given me a new motto.The setting is Barcelona; the circumstance is that Reichl has just suffered through losing a baby she and her husband had adopted, and … Continue reading

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