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Last week I wondered what it would take for me to get my mind off food, to give myself a little respite, enjoy a seasonal movie or something, anything, unrelated to food. The answer came quickly, in the form of a nasty foodborne illness that wiped out my dad, stepmom and I in quick succession. […]


Being sick sends me running for food that serves a twin purpose – simultaneously healthy and comforting. This is most true of chicken soup and mashed potatoes. They satiate something essential. I load them with onions, greens, garlic, hoping for speedy deliverance from my misery, and hunker down with full seasons of TV shows to […]