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How I Invented Coffee

Coffee foam art by Kazuki Yamamoto (worldfullofart.blogspot.com) Full Stomach, Fuller Heart (an occasional series) Unlike my oldest daughter, who as a newborn would have been thrilled if Mommy’s breasts dispensed House Blend and Dark Roast, I had to learn to … Continue reading

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Love and Stroganoff

Picking Kathy up before the Prom (vintage super-8 film) Full Stomach, Fuller Heart (an occasional series) How could I forget my first love? Every now and then, when I was a teenager, Dad would drive us all the way to … Continue reading

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Pizza Forever!

Full Stomach, Fuller Heart (an occasional series) It’s been called the world’s most perfect food. Why? Apparently, because it includes every taste and texture we crave, all in one dish: sweet, savory, chewy, crunchy. Oh yeah, and cheese, tons of … Continue reading

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Cheddar Cheese and Rock ‘n’ Roll

Full Stomach, Fuller Heart (an occasional series) Marc was my first official immigrant friend. Not that he was all that “immigranty” (he was American-born). But his parents, escapees from German-occupied Poland, were wonderfully immigranty. I listened with awe to the … Continue reading

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Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Honestly? I’m a gringo. But I grew up near enough to take daytrips into México. And I always had enough friends with big Mexican families to get a taste of—and for—south-of-the-border culture. Which, to me, meant The Two Fs: Family … Continue reading

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A Message From Mother Nature

Mother Nature must think humans are incredibly stupid. Otherwise, why would the stuff we put in one end smell so good and the stuff that comes out the other end smell so bad? It’s the world’s oldest “Eat this, not … Continue reading

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Savor the Flavor

I’ll fell into the habit when I was in my 20s of eating very small portions. I’d done it a few times almost by accident, and discovered I liked chewing slowly and savoring the taste of thick, grainy breads, ripe … Continue reading

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Dream Vacation!

You can rent this awesome boat out of Singapore!  It comes with a full crew and a personal chef!–only one problem: he serves nothing but junk food.

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The Wishing Map 70

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Sixteen: Fisher Folk and Naims (Cont’d) Previously: Preparing to fill their grumbling stomachs, Zack and Gina had nearly forgotten their…

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The Wishing Map 108

Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Twenty-Two: Everything Previously: Freshly saved from drowning, Zack and Gina stood alone on the shore. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ If they were uncertain where to go next, the sword was not. … Continue reading

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