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Monthly Archives: December 2010


Christmas is coming, and I got in the mood watching “A Christmas Story” with my parents.  Ever since my sister’s boyfriend – when they were both in their teens – gave us a copy of the Gene Shepard movie “A Christmas Story,” it’s been a part of our tradition.  Everyone who grew up in my […]


I love pancakes so much that I can’t just have them for breakfast. Pancakes have been hitting the griddle pretty regularly lately.  The colder weather makes a hot breakfast nice, and a Hanukkah dinner of very progressive latkes – blue cheese with sweet potatoes and walnuts, fennel in the potato ones – inspired me to […]