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Beetle Boy is a happy boy

I’ll never cook again. I’ve had it. It’s been a long, fascinating run — most of it wonderful. A satisfying adventure. A meditation of high order. But, it’s over. I’m…

Taming the beast with truffles

They can, on certain occasions, make women more tender and men more lovable … Alexandre Dumas They sure make me more lovable. Give me several slices and I’ll join a…

When violence looms, talk, then walk

“Well I look like a farmer but I’m a lover. You can’t judge a book by looking at its cover.” Ah, the wisdom of Bo Diddley. I put a twist…

Dive into a pile, beware the stains

“I just got into town.” “Great, we’ll get together.” “Time for an eating adventure.” “As always.” “What’s it gonna be?” “I have excellent alternatives in mind;  we merely have to…

Understanding the food label

The food label provides: • Nutrition labeling for most foods. • Standardized serving sizes. • Information on saturated fat, trans fat, cholesterol, dietary fiber and other nutrients of major concern.…

Turkey, a tail and some great French wine

I’m hungry. Very hungry. And I am confused. Very confused. I’m wandering aimlessly through the market. I am overwhelmed by the play of bright colors, but the stunning variety of…

When all is dark, try meatballs

It’s dark. An oppressive present is frequented by failure, plague, despair, strife. The immediate future is vague, at best. It shouldn’t be this way. After all, it is springtime. In…

Know everything? There’s a future to screw up

“Hello, my name is Karl, and I’m a dilettante.” There are a lot of dilettantes out there, and I want to do something to bring us together. I’m starting a…

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