Another Theme?

Yes, I’ve changed the theme for my site again. The art that serves as the background in my header is the Feast in the House of Levi (1578), painted by the Italian artist, Veronese. The painting was originally entitled The Last Supper, and if you look close enough you can see that very act taking place just under my…

Pennsylvania Dutch Love

I was visiting a used bookstore yesterday when I came across J. George Frederick’s Pennsylvania Dutch Cook Book  (Dover, 1971)  ISBN: 978-0486226767.  I have to confess that I’ve never had an interest in Pennsylvania Dutch cooking, but the book was brand new and on clearance and for some odd reason those two things made it…

Uh-Oh

I may have to put off this week’s vintage dinner because I’ve been under the weather.  I barely got any sleep last night, and given the way my insides feel, I don’t know that I’m going to down much more than the three cups of coffee I’ve had for breakfast. At this point, therefore, I’m…