In which I screw up the bechamel.

Every so often I’ll go to cook something I’ve made many times before, and that I know how to make, and could make in my sleep, and I mess it up. I’ve made bechamel over and over again for macaroni and cheese, tuna noodle casserole*, and whatever else, but a few weeks ago I was … Continue reading

Not long ago in the living room…

I put down my magazine and reached for the laptop. “Are you posting to your blog?” said Jay, perhaps with a hint of sarcasm.* “I just might, now that you’ve said that,” I said. *I told Jay earlier this evening that he’d be “an internet celebrity” as a result of the blog. “Maybe a minor … Continue reading