Archive for December, 2011

I’ve loved Asian food ever since 1965 when I first tried it at the New York World’s Fair.  Growing up in Vincennes, Indiana in the 50’s and 60’s, the selection of foreign cuisines was rather limited.  In fact, cuisine in general was pretty limited, as far as eating out.  Indiana’s major contribution to cuisine is probably […]

Categories: Books, Cooking

One of the truly great bluesmen died recently.  Hubert Sumlin played guitar for Howlin’ Wolf, but it might be better said that he was an integral part of Wolf’s music.  Howlin’ Wolf’s importance in Blues music is self-evident.  So in honor of his passing, I selected a blue cheese for this week’s Cheese of the […]

Categories: Cheese of the Week

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