One of the reasons why I love this dish is because it allows me to utilize the bounty that our special place on the coast provides for all of us. [Read More]
How lucky we are to live here and be in life with this community.
Last Saturday, the mainstream media reported with glee and fanfare that the world had signed a climate change pact that would save itself from certain destruction. [Read More]
Collard greens are a staple to any soul food meal. Many times it can be the lengthiest part of the meal, but also the most satisfying. [Read More]
You hear that making cheese is an art. It is. But I’ll tell you a secret: some recipes are really easy. [Read More]
Farms used to be centers of community and family. Neighbors would gather in houses, barns and fields to celebrate holiday and hold harvest dances, memorials and weddings. [Read More]
Back in the good old, bad old days of the 1960s, Britain’s very few motorways or freeways, were serviced by old-fashioned petrol stations and even more old fashioned transport café’s, known in London as “Caff’s” or more generally “Trannys”.
Burns was a man of the soil and a loyal and often visionary populist, disdainful of the upper and especially royalty-fawning classes which he observed caustically in many poems and prose-writings, and the church with it’s ever-shifting double standards of what was holy and what was not and came from peasant stock but was educated by his fairly benign –for the times- landowner factor who took an interest in his precocious intelligence. [Read More]
As you are doubtless aware, there is a sufficiently clueless demographic that peruses and sends reports to the likes of Trip-Advisor and Yelp, without the situation being exacerbated by an allegedly knowledgeable locally based reporter writing from what looks like a similarly limited knowledge and experience of food.
For the rabbi’s first blog entry on the Edge, we’ll go to the daily paper in the area, and respond to the Open Forum letters to the editor section. I hope to make this a regular feature of this blog, as well as muse about myriad other things that crowd my mind and need to get out. Hope you can join me for the ride…