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May it Please the Palate

July 23, 2014

Greek Kapama Spice   By Nick Roumel   The 2003 Greek movie A Touch of Spice is about the 1964 expulsion of Turkish-born Greek citizens from Turkey. The young protagonist’s grandfather owns a spice shop, and teaches him about cinnamon. ...

Divorce Court: The Company You Keep

July 23, 2014

By Maria E. Matyjaszek People say you if lay down with dogs you’re going to wake up with fleas. While offensive to my dogs, who have always been flea free (knock on wood), this theory holds true with respect to who you expose your children to over the ...

May It Please the Palate: "This Breakfast is a Mouthful"

July 23, 2014

By Nick Roumel What’s for breakfast? How about - “Grilled Peaches, Greek Yogurt, and Feta Jalapeño Cornbread, with Sweet Basil Vinegar Glaze.” There is simply no shorter way to say it. There are, however longer ways to say it, especially ...

May It Please the Palate ...

July 23, 2014

I won the office cooky exchange with these Nine entries. Competition was fierce, and voting tense. But these Salted Caramel Squares, from Food & Wine magazine, were the hit of the office holiday cooky exchange. It was a pretty easy concept: a buttery ...

Divorce Court ...

July 23, 2014

Child Custody Factors By Maria E. Matyjaszek The holidays have come and gone, and perhaps the reconciliation attempts for your marriage or relationship are no longer successful.  You held out for your presents, and now it’s time to file the paperwork.  ...