Dining with Reservations

We will try eating outdoors at our favorite places as long as comfortable temperatures allow and order delivery and take out to support local restaurants as much as we can. We will not order food through third party apps like Uber Eats, DoorDash, etc. Continue reading Dining with Reservations

One Gallon of Mayonnaise

Inferior condiments like ketchup and ranch dressing lined the edges of the field of view or disappeared into the deep recesses of the fridge while the Duke’s jar asserted its dominance at the center. It was only a 32-ounce jar, but it formed a culinary axis mundi connecting her with the divine. Continue reading One Gallon of Mayonnaise

Remembering Dad, Family and Vanilla Muffins

As I sifted the flour, baking powder and salt and beat the eggs, sugar and vanilla extract together, I thought about a mother making muffins for her young son who would grow up to become a man, an airman in the Air Force, a husband, an attorney, a father of three boys, a scoutmaster, and a grandfather. Continue reading Remembering Dad, Family and Vanilla Muffins