When I Loved San Francisco

When I loved San Francisco It was before it was called Frisco. It was before the tourists mobbed the Pier. And it was before Beach Blanket Babylon. It was China Town. It was Allioto’s And fishermen at the piers. Ending with rum and coke at the local bar. Cable cars and overhead trams. Clear winter…

Gramala Instant Pot Dolmades

If there ever was a dish that exemplified the motto of Butternutplace— “Stay Briny”—it would have to be dolmades!

Natural Dyes for Easter Eggs

A bit spotty–but satisfactory–the natural dyes I tried this year were fun, even if a bit mauve-y and 1980ish.

Going to the Dogs

My hypothesis: one can feed pets high quality homemade food, superior to most commercially produced food, for the same price or less.