Chocolate

Almost everything in life seems to have two sides. Its ups and its downs. Love almost inevitably suffers loss. Salt finds its way into the sugar bowl. Men are from Mars and Women from Venus. The apple Eve gave Adam was the fruit that spoiled a Celestial Garden. Where oh where can…

Steak Sauce

When I was a little boy I spent a lot of time holding my breath. I was at a difficult age and in a difficult time. Our mother and father had split up. It was a long stretch of confusion. One of the ways I tried to escape it was … underwater….

Beurre Blanc

From the Intro: Those among you who speak French or are culinarily ‘in the know’ know that beurre blanc means “white butter”. Beurre blanc is one of the mainstay tools in many chefs repertoire. It is a classic sauce and one cannot know haute cuisine without beurre blanc. I had no idea…

Brown Sugar

Yes it is that time of the week for my WLRN/NPR radio show… “A Word On Food”. We air it originally on WLRN 91.3 or 91.5 every Saturday around 8:30 a.m. Did you ever think you’d hear ‘Brown Sugar’ on this station? You all know me as the “Word on Food” guy…

Caviar

You don’t eat caviar because you’re hungry. But the portion set before us at a dinner in the late 1990’s was capable of staving off a serious quantity of pang. Hit the link to read or listen! My radio show, “A Word On Food” airs originally on WLRN 91.3 and 91.5 every…

Fish Sticks

On Friday afternoons while I was in high school my mother and grandmother would get their hair done at the local beauty salon. My mother worked in the restaurant business so I imagine she did this before returning to the restaurant she worked at for the dinner shift looking like a million…

Posole

Some words are known in Spanish as one thing and English in another. How many …. of you knew that? Pun intended. Read on!…

Shakshouka

Shakshouka. It sounds like a dance. But it’s actually a delicious meal with a fascinating history! Here’s this week’s, “A Word On Food”. Thanks WLRN radio 91.3 and 91.5. Broadcasting from Palm Beach to Key West….

Conch Salad Man!

Back in the day… as we say… there was a really fascinating man that we all knew by his nickname. He was “The Conch Salad Man”. Frank was his first name I learned later. He sold his Conch Salad out of white pickle bucket at the Sunset Celebration each night at Key…

 
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