Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Flowered Gate

A few months ago I moved into my first apartment in downtown Easton.  Typical of a center city, everything is within walking distance but there is a lack of parking.  Every day I would walk down the alley behind my … Continue reading

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Pickers, Start Your Picking!

In May, there’s only one thing that comes to my mind besides the warm weather: it’s time to pick strawberries. At my dad’s house, the strawberries will soon be ready to pick, they are small but they are sweet and … Continue reading

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Krom Bear

It is an early cloudy autumn morning in Upstate New York. The sun is just beginning to rise above the trees; all is peaceful. A single shot breaks the silence and the crunching of leaves. A man steps out from … Continue reading

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Lamb Cake for Easter

My family is Polish. Very Polish, you could say, especially when it comes to food. As a Polish Catholic family, there are many eating traditions we follow, some of which would curl your toes. Pierogies for dinner, oplatki (oh-plaht-key), which … Continue reading

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Best Pulled Pork Around

Many of us can admit to having a favorite restaurant, and most definitely a favorite food, but why do we choose the restaurant or why do we choose to have a favorite food? Food can not only fill our bellies, … Continue reading

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My Grandmother’s Glue

I want to tell a story. In fact, I want to tell two stories. Both stories are told during Christmas time, yet they are completely different. In one I am six; in the other I am sixteen. I would like … Continue reading

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All I Know About Food

When the heavy aroma of cooking hot dogs hangs in the air my boyfriend knows to run.  That’s because I only cook hot dogs in one dish: lentils, or lentiche, the Italian word for lentils, as the woman I learned … Continue reading

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