Stories and Recipes

April 19, 2016

Seafood Fridays–St. Lucia

Seafood Fridays   The nights plunge into darkness early in St. Lucia. Being only fourteen degrees north of the equator means fierce tropical heat but not […]
February 22, 2016

Pit Stop–Georgia BBQ

July is peach season in Georgia and I was on high alert, scanning the side of the road for wooden fruit-stands. I saw the hand-painted yellow […]
February 8, 2016

The King of Cakes–King Cake, New Orleans

I don’t know why I followed the drunk down First Street and around the corner. It’s not something I would normally do, but the more I […]
November 8, 2015

Comfort Food–Nantes, France, Tarte Tatin

  My mother is a trouper.  Over the years, I have dragged her to dinners that consisted of raw tuna, when she had never had anything […]