EAT SCIENCE FICTION

Could the future be so cruel?      I love food, and it shows in my fiction. There aren't many stories I write that go by without the characters having a meal. I'm working on a story now, and my characters just finished a Kazakh-inspired meal of mutton and rice with dried fruit and garlic.... Continue Reading →

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What’s With the Pretzel Buns?

Pretzel buns seem to be the new fast-food and not-so-fast food fad.  You want a bun that tastes vaguely like the cousin of a soft pretzel?  Okay, fine.  Whatever. The pretzel-bunned burgers billed as totally awesome because of their amazing pretzel buns, though... that misses the mark. A burger or a sandwich is about the... Continue Reading →

Where’s the Good Corn?

Corn is starting to show up in the grocery stores in my urban habitat.  What I am used to this meaning: figuring out which store has the yellow corn this year, not the white corn that is most prevalent.   This is what I'm looking for.  So far this year, nobody has it.  Instead, they... Continue Reading →

Bleuuuuurg for the Whole Family!

So, for the last 3 days we've been a plague house. First, the baby spent an entire night waking up every half an hour to puke.  And it's particularly pitiful when someone not-quite-two gets sick to his stomach.  He kept assuring us "I'm a good boy!" and "no want nummies" during bouts of vomiting.  And... Continue Reading →

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