Babette’s Feast

Babette’s Feast

From a fictional fjord community in Norway in 1871 to present-day North Carolina (and the world over), Isak Denison’s classic short story called Babette’s Feast has inspired many meals at tables set with extravagant love. The predominant theme of Babette’s Feast is...
To Make a Better Pesto (or Cobbler)…

To Make a Better Pesto (or Cobbler)…

We sometimes read leading lines like, “To Make a Better Pesto (or Cobbler)…” If you’re like me, we often read on because we’re looking for a shortcut. Somebody else is going to tell us, from their learning or their experience (or preferably...
On Dreaming and Doing

On Dreaming and Doing

One of my favorite quotes from Henry David Thoreau is about the connection between dreaming and doing. “If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost: that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them.” Thoreau knew something about...