Category Archives: Memories

THE WORST RECIPE PRESENTATIONS EVER – No. 7

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WING KEE’S “GATE OF THE 6th HEAVEN GARLIC CHICKEN”

Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 20 minutes Total Time 35 minutes Yield 4 servings Here’s a slightly adapted version of a take-out favorite from the famous and intriguing hole-in-the-wall Chinese eating joint in New York City, Wing Kee.  Secret … Continue reading

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HEDGEHOGS FOR THE MILLIONS

This hedgehog was made using almonds, eggs, cream, sugar and then even more almonds. I was drawn to him, not just because I like hedgehogs, having found my first live one in the garden of the Japanese Consulate in Wellington … Continue reading

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THE HOLY MOLY

Mission: “The Holy Moly” aims to help initiate, support, and develop creative pursuits that further enrich the culture and economy of the Historic Downtown Clarksdale, Mississippi, area, as well as create employment opportunities for local people. Description: The Holy Moly … Continue reading

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THE ‘FAMOUS’ BROWN DERBY

On New Year’s Eve, 1954, I was en route with my parents to Texas where my father had been given a new duty posting with the Air Force. On the 31st of December, we were in Los Angeles, and looking … Continue reading

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GRAFTON / HIGH STREET MEMORIES

I was born in Orlando, Florida, in 1947, but I only lived there for about six months. There are 8mm home movies from that time of my Uncle Harold and Aunt Gertrude passing me around while Barbara, my 12-year-old sister, … Continue reading

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THE SPLASH CAFE IN PISMO BEACH

No trip to the west coast of the United States is complete without a drive down the coastal road south of Santa Cruz. Eventually you’ll see signs for Pismo Beach, and whatever else you do don’t just drive past. Pismo … Continue reading

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