Remember Maurice Sendak’s playful pen and ink drawings of children in Ruth Knauss’s A HOLE IS TO DIG? In that book, boys and girls roll in the snow and hold kittens and bow to each other in party hats. The subtitle is “A First Book of First Definitions.” During a month that has been shot full of holes, that little book of wisdom and its definition of "hole" provided a … [Read More...]
Hey! Check out the Baltimore Fishbowl. Thanks to the wonderful Betsy Boyd for airing "Mrs. Klingle’s Underwear”.
You’re probably familiar with Shepherd’s Pie, that stick-to-your-ribs staple with its mashed potato crust, peas, and minced beef or mutton—hardy nourishment for anyone manning fields of fleece-covered flocks. According to Wikipedia, this dish has been around since 1791 when potatoes were introduced as an edible and affordable option. Today I’m sharing a new take on that dish: Musician’s Pie. Why a pie specifically for musicians? Why not … [Read More...]