February 19, 2013 RSS feed / Family & Friends

Buying local flowers

Notes from the Garden

Conventional wisdom has it that most cut flowers come from Central or South America, many grown using underpaid, poorly treated laborers and toxic chemicals that are banned in the United States. More...

Simple, versatile, sticky, sweet weeknight pork

My goal was simple — a weeknight-friendly pork dish that was all about stickysweet savory deliciousness. Neither take-out nor heavy lifting would be allowed, and versatility was a must. More...

Me and the kids: People repellant

I’m writing to you from onboard Amtrak’s Acela train, headed to see Dustin in Washington, D.C. Note: If you happened to be anywhere near us on this trip, I apologize. More...