Rants and Riffs: Installment #3

Today’s topic: Cinnamon rolls. Come on folks, if there isn’t a roiling ooze of brown sugar, melted butter, and cinnamon the second the knife presses into the roll, it ain’t a cinnamon roll. Want one with frosting? How about powdered sugar/cream cheese mortar? Something that requires the slathering skills of Read more…

I should be writing. Instead…comfort food.

It’s been years since I’ve made chicken and dumplings, but I wanted something different from the rotisserie birdzilla I bought at Costco. And that something was comfort. The tablespoon of bacon grease that mysteriously found its way into the broth didn’t hurt. Nor did the half-glass of Sauvignon Blanc. Prior Read more…

Rants and Riffs: Installment #2

I want to live in a world where employees get paternity/maternity leave for when a new dog or cat joins the family. It makes perfect sense! “Snuffles, this is where you will sleep.” * “Jujubee, this is when I will feed you.” ** “Angel Face, that’s what the backyard is Read more…