Story Titles

List of previously published stories begins with the most recent and follows in descending order. Link to stories you missed or other ones to revisit.

Ode to My Paris Kitchen a favorite kitchen in France and a haven for uncertain times

My Brief Stint With the CIA fact/fantasy & a life lesson learned

Finally, The Best Salad Dressing Ever tweak of famous NYC resto recipe

Guest Room Under the Porch summer in Colorado with a young buck in residence

Will Our Children Know & Care About D-Day? guest author reflects on meaning behind June 6, 1944

Wait Twenty Minutes Then Add Salt secrets of homemade pizza dough you haven’t heard

People Who Pull the Magic Out of You the kind of friends you stick with

My Favorite Kind of Teenager two great-nieces & a memorable day in NYC

Million Mile Stories there is at least one dangerous landing when you fly a million miles, but try not to lose your child

Becoming a Casual Animal KC craft brewery opens with creative beginnings

Home is Where You Are, Even Overseas Singapore in the late 1980’s & jungle treasure hunting adventures

Leaving Paris and Hemingway repatriating & remembering Hem’s haunts

Cow Seduction French buttah!

Care About Cast Iron why you should care & how to care

The Grown-up Table art of the dinner party demystified

Garlic and Girlfriends go great together

Scottish Highland Liquid Sunshine peppered with quotes for whisky lovers

The Hard Boiled Egg make a perfect one

Love and Layers of Lasagne cross cultural love creates a new lasagna recipe

French-splaining American Thanksgiving vintage French explanation of Thanksgiving & how to make dressing with real taste

Bugling Elk and Sacred Spaces Colorado mountain home with family and friends

Max and the Beanstalks Dilly beans in a jar & a master home gardener

Sunshine on the Back of Your Knees maybe a cure for jet lag

Treize-A Baker’s Dozen, Paris when in Paris, go for delicious food, ambience, & find yourself a new home

Relishing the Radish salt, butter, & radishes the French way

Cocoa Cake With My Curry, Please American renaissance woman speaks Hindi, cooks curry, saves geckos, & bakes a delish chocolate cake

Making Perfect Rice using your index finger

Sex in a Pan not literally

Begin With Russian Dumplings Russian New Year traditions in Latvia with the dual culture family

The Train from Paris to Avignon a train ride, the pope’s palace & baked camembert

Winning–At What Cost? op-ed 2016 prez election

Gare de Lyon and Le Train Bleu m.f.k. fisher lore & iconic art decor in Paris train station

Shrooming in Latvia annual forest fête & tailgate lunch in the palm of your hand

Summer Sangria booze & berries in a glass

Babies and Rice So Very Nice grandmother hormones & feeding new parents

Spoons and Cookies wooden spoon patina & the best choc chip oatie cookie recipe in the world

Foxglove & Oreos on the Camino hiking to “the end of the world” in Spain

Bags of Laughter are cloth shopping bags funny? in this case, very

Living Both Sides of the French Coin French bureaucracy tries to ruin the day but loses

Rocky’s Meadow Mountain Cafe tribute to Rocky St. John & her legacy cafe in Allenspark, Colorado

Looking Back to the Present 2015 Paris Terrorist attack aftermath and Strasbourg’s Xmas market

Simply Sally simply a great cook & friend in Paris

Tasting the Stars Dom Perignon history, Champagne, France, what’s not to love?

Porte de Vanvres Flea Market, Paris a ritual return after summer holidays

Letting Go in Latvia pagan wedding tradition intersects modern international marriage

Secret Eating relishing an eating desire all by yourself is about more than the food

The Baba au Rhum Affair love of a dessert becomes obsession & break up

Transcendent Picnics perfect picnic & food epiphany on a hillside in Taiwan

Mussel Memory mussels in brussels & hot street waffles from a truck

Comfort Food for Cal my oldest cousin eats jello and I do not, to each their own comfort food

A Mountain Gem for 70 Years Meadow Mountain Cafe, Allenspark, CO

Egg Sandwiches mountain breakfast tradition meet the philosophical

Kindle Some Candlelight a candle etiquette how-to

Taiwan Green Marble Pesto in a dinner party disaster, some food is better after falling on the floor

Hellenic Halloumi Cypriot hot halloumi sandwiches & forever friendship

My Market Street in Paris, everyone has a “poste de observation”–their go-to café to watch and be watched

An Egg in the Coffeepot Swedish egg coffee in an enamel pot and the sweet story of a man who made it everyday

Sipping Avocado Margs summertime ritual in Colorado, only at Ed’s Cantina

You Say Jam, Nico Says Confiture small French boy exemplifies gourmand pleasures with jam & bread

Two Non Cooks Saved by the Brazilians Brazil humiliated by a World Cup defeat, but wins first with shrimp stew recipe

The Memorable Not-So-Great Birthday never give a gift of fasting for a birthday, just eat cake

Fabio Meets Brownies Cocaine mom getaway in Cyprus repaid with brownies extraordinaire, no cocaine involved

The Unexpected in Normandy 70th Anniversary D-Day in France with some unexpected takeaways

Libby’s Lessons in Lauzerte luxury boot camp in French mansion with vegan food, and wine too

Leeks: Boring to Sublime French women diet on mushy leeks but there is a better way to eat them