Adventures in Veganism: Moustache Pitza

A few weeks ago, Curt and I were preparing for his brother Timmy (Tim, for those who met him as a grownup) to visit New York. Timmy recently told Curt that he was excited to come up to NYC, because he was excited to check out all the vegan restaurants. Wha? The last time Curt … Continue reading

Shrimp and Sausage Gumbo: Research

In this post are notes on Cajun shrimp and sausage gumbo recipes that I currently have in my database. I’m analyzing the process and the ingredients, in order to see what are common threads in shrimp and sausage gumbo making in Cajun Country. Links will take you the Amazon page for each text. Cajun Seafood … Continue reading

Cultural Response: An Iliad, New York Theatre Workshop

Event: An Iliad, a play written by Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare Location: New York Theatre Workshop Date Attended: March 21, 2012 Performers: Stephen Spinella (The Poet), Brian Ellingsen (Bassist) On Wednesday, March 21, 2012, I attended New York Theatre Workshop’s production of An Iliad, a new, one-man retelling of Homer’s epic. When I first … Continue reading