This weekend’s activities and musings are foregrounded by my anticipation and excitement for the coming of spring. For the past few weeks, I have been imagining waking up the morning of 20 March (which is this Wednesday, guys) to red-breasted robins chirping, daffodil blossoms advancing, and the winter-white skins of the citygoers imbibing their first […]
Zucchini is one of those vegetables that, when it comes to be in season, it comes to be very much in season. For this reason (among others), it is our bad luck that it’s not currently July. But, no matter. When I want zucchini, I find a way to eat zucchini. Thank you very much.
My mother makes corned beef every year for Saint Patrick’s Day. She puts big hunks of it in the slow cooker and simmers it all day long with fat chops of potatoes, carrots, and green cabbage. And every year (every single year), she serves all that up with drop biscuits, tinted bright green with food […]