Share a Salad With a Stranger

I recently attended my friend Sandi’s short film screening on the lower west side. Before the screening started she invited me to go out to Patsy’s, a pizza place, for pizza and beer after the screening was over. “Who all is coming?” I asked. “A few friends.” She said. [ Read More ]

Hungry Prince Charming

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Prince Charming, my husband, probably too hungry before leaving to work. At least now I can be rest assured that this pear has no poison. [ Read More ]

Do Not Touch

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Okay. Someone touched… [ Read More ]

Tea in Disguise

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When my mom was sick and in bed, my dad and pandemonium reigned supreme in the kitchen. [ Read More ]

Just Desserts

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When my extended family comes over for dinner, they tend to “dine and dash” right after the meal has ended. At this year’s Memorial Day BBQ, the dessert spoke for itself. [ Read More ]

Funny Meat

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Finally a meat label I can get behind. [ Read More ]

Lost in Translation

Lost in Translation-Popcorn, Kool Aid, and Peanut Butter

My parents are 100% Polish and had a lot of family in Poland.  In the 1970s, my dad was in close correspondence with them via letter. At that time, Poland was under communist rule, so my dad’s family did not have much. My dad wanted to send them a package that was small and compact, … [ Read More ]

Mother’s Day AND National Nutty Fudge Day!

Not only is May 12th Mother’s Day, but it is also National Nutty Fudge Day.  Two amazing holidays! To enjoy Mother’s Day, parent, and children stories in celebration of Mother’s Day, you can click here. For more information on National Nutty Fudge Day, you can visit this Google search page. To all Moms, Happy Mother’s Day. [ Read More ]

Daddy or Cake

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At two years old, my daughter Samantha is absolutely in love with her daddy. Her eyes light up when she sees him and he will openly admit to everyone that she has him wrapped around her finger. [ Read More ]

The Realist Guide To Holiday Nutrition

Let’s face it. The holidays are coming, and with them come feelings of joy and merriment, nights spent round the fireplace and tables piled so densely with delicious food that they seem to have their own gravitational pull. [ Read More ]

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