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Food Crimes: Gifting Times Two – Ethnic Recipes from my Friends.

Some years ago, John Voso Jr. put together a cookbook, Italian Recipes from my friends; the proceeds from which went to the Richie White Fund. Richie White was a young boy who spent most of his young life in the … Continue reading

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Food Crimes: Something’s amiss at the Farmers’ Market

I both love and hate the Farmers’ Markets. I like the samples or, at least, I used to. Some time ago, I witnessed a man reach his fleshy hand in a bowl, dig out some cut up apricots with his … Continue reading

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Friday Feature: Timothy Savage on Going Places

When people ask where I’m from, I give my prepared answer. ‘Not really from anywhere. Seems like I’ve lived everywhere.’ And that’s true. Over my half-century of time, I’ve lived in Nebraska, Chicago, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Kansas (Overland Park and Lawrence), … Continue reading

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Food Crimes: Don’t be Fake(d)

I tried a new drink; the front label boasted a vitamin drink. I didn’t take the time to read the ingredients. I was thirsting, it was cool and promised refreshing goodness. But, after drinking half the bottle, my stomach began … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Life Awry

Sometimes, I wish I was the driver of the Karma truck. But, I suppose, being a writer is better. Still have the problem of sitting too long, but we get to exact revenge too. The best kind of revenge – … Continue reading

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Writer Wednesday: Ode to Professor King

    “Most of what writers write about their work is ill-informed bullshit.”       You gotta love Stephen King, if not for his fiction, for the way he sets things straight and to the point. This is the … Continue reading

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Food Crimes: Ohhh… Honey…… I like it raw…

That is, my preference for honey is unprocessed, unadulterated, and in other words raw. Raw honey appears opaque, thick, yellow. I feel like I’m getting the real thing. The thinner honey is questionable to me because many companies mix their … Continue reading

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