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3.0 miles, about 10 minutes from my home in Atwater Village.
A new kind of sausage has arrived to Los Angeles: Berlin-style currywurst. Something new, and oh-so-different to the always evolving culinary scene in Los Angeles. Currywurst is German street food that has been around for at least sixty years. Considered the [...]
Once upon a time I was a line cook. I worked my ass off. And I really learned how to cook. The place was called “Sourdough Jack’s.” It was in Santa Rosa, California. The year was 1978. I was 19 years old and I had no prior restaurant experience aside from a summer job at [...]
My great-grandmother, Ora Goodman, and her garden, were the impetus for me to start writing this blog. She was a major influence all through my childhood. She lived a ‘local’ life without realizing she was doing so. She simply [...]
Garden Honey on Toast
Fresh Garden Honey
Fresh Homemade White Bread
If possible procure honey directly from a honeycomb. This can be accomplished by finding a local farmer who sells honey with the honeycomb, or by buying the same at a local farmer’s market. You may substitute a quality [...]
The Good Neighbor Cookbook: 125 Easy and Delicious Recipes to Surprise and Satisfy the New Moms, New Neighbors, Recuperation Friends, Community-Meeting Members, Book Club cohorts, and Block Party Pals in Your Life! Sara Quessenberry and Suzanne Schlosberg. Andrews McMeel Publishing. $16.99. (208p) ISBN: 978-0-7407-9355-4
Neighborliness is seemingly a lot art to most of us. A cookbook [...]