A bird’s-eye view

The view from our bedroom overlooks our fenced-in backyard, with its proliferation of birch trees, honeysuckle, lilacs, and a host of other bushes and shrubs I ...

Corny

I read Michael Pollan’s “The Omnivore’s Dilemma” when everyone else did, and I recommend it highly. He talks about corn so much that there are pages within ...

A flash in the pan

Elise Sullivan photo We eat a lot of chicken in our house, and I’m always looking for new and inventive ways to prepare it. Roasted, poached, slow cooker, s...