Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head

Did you play with Mr. and Mrs. Potato Head when you were young?


The Good Humor Man

When I was a kid, growing up in a suburban Philadelphia neighborhood, the Good Humor Man was one of the highlights of summer.


Everything's Coming Up Roses

Thanks to the globalization of food, we are seeing many more recipes that use rosewater as a flavoring.



I have previously discussed my (former) addiction to cooking magazines. I am happy to report I am doing well.


When A Pie Is Not A Pie

I have been asked several times recently to make Boston Cream Pie for a birthday dessert.


Pasta in Black and White

As we mentally get ready for our upcoming trip to Sicily, I am making Sicilian dishes to prepare our palates for the great things to come.