This blog post is included in: No Time to Spare Thinking About What Matters by Ursula K. Le Guin Introduction by Karen Joy Fowler December 5, 2017 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt … Continue reading
A TASTE OF THE NIGHTLIFE Vampire Chef #1 by Sarah Zettel By the time I hailed a gypsy cab to get back to Nightlife, the sun was well up and the city was wearing her gaudy daytime face. I felt … Continue reading
How food, diet, and dieting affected my writing and my life. And maybe effects yours…
I thought we needed a post on one of the adult privileges of life, and how the specter of being gluten-free may put a chill in the heart of any individual threatened by gluten. We’re talking responsible drinking of alcoholic beverages.
What about beer? I hear you cry. And what about spirits? My vodka – wait…wasn’t vodka originally made from potatoes?
Good. You’re past the panic and starting to think.Continue reading
Okay, eating the world may be an exaggeration, but not by a lot. There are a ton of foods out there for the gluten sensitive individual to eat, and most of them you’ve probably never given a second glance. But they are waiting for you, bursting with flavor.Continue reading
Okay, this is not a cooking blog, but I couldn’t resist. This is so good, it should not be limited to people who can’t eat wheat.
New York City is the quintessential urban environment in the Americas. Over on the other side of the globe there are some tough contenders. Beijing is too polluted, Shanghai has killer traffic, and Singapore can be repressive. So my favorite … Continue reading
What better way to welcome 2010 than to hand my first Saturday slot over to Fluffy. We often forget the great hardship that the pets of heads of state face when their masters are shown the door or have their … Continue reading
Last night I had my notion of what constitutes a hard day’s work radically altered. Last night I had a chance to observe the line at Zingerman’s Roadhouse. I’ve been reading a lot about professional restaurants lately. I’m under contract … Continue reading
On my personal blog I’ve been recording my adventures in a mildly ambitious project I’ve undertaken: to make 20 dozen scones for the Authors Tea at this year’s Bubonicon, New Mexico’s annual Science Fiction convention. (I will be on a … Continue reading
Perhaps it’s because my mother didn’t bake, scorned baking, but allowed me to bake. Or maybe it has nothing to do with her and I just love to bake. Maybe (o, probably) it’s because I love to eat baked goods: … Continue reading