Days Without Sugar: Eating my cake, and having it, too

Hello, sugar fiends, here’s news from No-Sugar Land: I’m back on sugar, and it’s ‘meh’. Also, I’m not counting it, so I can still tell the world I’m *not* having sugar! I have a pretty simple kitchen, with two fancy gadgets. One is a mandolin slicer, for making brussels sprouts salads; the other is a …

Alcohol: The Devil’s Semen

I noticed over the holidays how in THE DARK KNIGHT, after his fundraiser speech, Bruce Wayne tosses his champagne glass’s contents over the outdoor railing. Many people can have and be great fun when drunk; on the other hand, many people are alcoholics. I have had several alcoholics in my family, on both sides.  Some …