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Miss Robin's dilemma

May 15, 2015 There’s a thud coming from the dining room. Every few seconds, I hear a dull bonk. more »»

 
 
 
The tastes of Passover

April 3, 2015 Gefilte fish is something that, if you did not grow up eating it, there is little reason to star. more »»

Avoiding the sun but not the glory of the beach

March 9, 2015 The weather closed in on my last afternoon in Florida, and what had been a sunny, bright morning became a chill, foggy afternoon. That was perfect for me. more »»

Healthy and recovering

February 6, 2015 The nurse brought me a full tray of breakfast: French toast, a boiled egg, diced fresh fruit. But all I wanted was ice cream, plain vanilla ice cream. more »»

Becoming pioneers of food

January 2, 2015 Maggie Wolff Peterson Happy New Year, all. Looking ahead at 2015, I want to be resolute about personal improvement. more »»

An annual rhyme

November 7, 2014 Every year around this time, I am moved to write in rhyme. When the autumn sun shines gold, And the leaves are at their prime. Time for sweaters, time for boots, Cobbled sidewalks underfoot. more »»

Yummy chopped liver

October 3, 2014 “I made chopped liver,” I began an e-mail to my mother. I couldn’t just pick up the phone and call her, although I wanted to. more »»

Beach approach to cuisine

July 25, 2014 Two family beach trips, two approaches to cuisine. I will soon be spending a week in Bethany with my sister, her husband and kids, and our parents. more »»

Experience Bootleg

July 7, 2014 You don’t need a code word or a special knock at a secret door to enjoy speakeasy culture in Charles Town. more »»

Chemotherapy and childhood nicknames

June 9, 2014 Grandma Joane was recovering from cancer, and was showing the effect of chemotherapy. more »»

Crazy summer fast approaching

May 5, 2014 This is going to be a crazy summer. Crazy, in that there will be many comings and goings, some of them in a four-seat Cessna aircraft piloted by my spouse. more »»

West Virginia travels south

April 4, 2014 The $29 fish tacos were seriously overpriced. But the view was priceless, so the cost was worth the expense. The tacos were served to us at the Ritz Carlton in Naples, Fl. more »»

Danger, thy name is Squirrel

March 7, 2014 There was danger at the White House. more »»

It will be okay to taste the water

February 7, 2014 Pity the organizers of the annual International Water Tasting Competition in Berkeley Springs. This is not the year I’d want to be behind an event in West Virginia that’s based on water purity. more »»

The cucumber martini

January 6, 2014 The vanguard for creativity these days in the culinary world is behind the bar. more »»

Thanksgiving at our house

December 6, 2013 My house is a disheveled mess From twenty-one Thanksgiving guests Our son from college Seat of knowledge I love it, I really must confess But now the cleaning up must start This is not my favorit... more »»

Celebrating fall in many ways

November 1, 2013 My out-of-town guests brought me a pumpkin. more »»

Foods for fun, flavor and family

September 6, 2013 My sister-in-law told me to call this column, “The Donut Dance.” But it could just as easily be Potato Chip Polka, Caramel Corn Can-can or Frozen Custard Fandango. more »»

A glimpse into the future...a glance into the past

August 2, 2013 Soon I will be on our annual family vacation at the beach, made more significant this year because my son is bringing his girlfriend of two years. more »»

Some “Taste”-y recipes

July 5, 2013 Fortunately, it is not possible to gain weight simply from reading recipes. If it were, my girth would be expanding daily, hourly, by the minute, from the recipes folks are posting on Facebook. more »»

Herbal and floral remedies researched

June 7, 2013 My kitchen counter recently became home to a small arsenal of remedies in tiny, stoppered bottle. more »»

 
 
 

 

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