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A Diet of Words

Poetry. Food for the mind, food for the soul. It’s pleasure to read poetry, to discover the many ways of exploring our world through the insights of poets, all the way from Shakespeare to John Clare to Ginsberg to just … Continue reading

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The Greedy Poet

This is Poetry Month! I believe poetry should be read and relished: it encourages appetite, feeds the soul, nourishes the mind, relaxes the body. The actual food is almost, almost, secondary … A A THE GREEDY POET                                          quatrains with French … Continue reading

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Menu Page 486

Canadian Thanksgiving this weekend, and here’s a menu to have everyone drooling, with apologies to vegetarians (there are recipes for us in the book). It’s from Francatelli’s The Cook’s Guide, published in 1861. I have my great-grandmother’s copy, tattered, stained, … Continue reading

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