• Jane Gagle-Bennett commented on the diary post Sunday Food: Tea by Ruth Calvo.

    2014-06-29 08:56:51View | Delete

    Enjoy your dig, and happy trails! My experiences w/ tea … very complicated. Growing up,tea was iced and sweetened. East central Indiana may look like it’s north of the Mason-Dixon line,but that’s just geography. And I’ve never had a sweet tooth. Then marriage to a man who had an English stepfather introduced me to what [...]

  • Jane Gagle-Bennett commented on the diary post Saturday Art: France’s President Names Greatest Painter? by Ruth Calvo.

    2014-06-28 03:44:38View | Delete

    I remember my first visit to an art museum when I saw a painting “White Flowers in a Black Vase.” I had never thought about there being more than one shade of white before. So the artist painting in black is a reminder for me to look mindfully at the world.

  • Jane Gagle-Bennett commented on the diary post Sunday Food: Peanut Butter by Ruth Calvo.

    2014-06-15 05:49:09View | Delete

    Pnut butter on graham crackers, add apple butter. Stir pnut butter into a bowl of ramen noodles made w/ low sodium chicken broth (throw the seasoning packet out) and add some hot sauce and a handful of baby spinach.

  • Jane Gagle-Bennett commented on the diary post Food Sunday: Birthday Dinners by dakine01.

    2014-06-08 07:02:53View | Delete

    What a role food can play in memory … Proust was on to something with those madelines (sp?)opening the door. That chicken was so lovely, still can taste it in my mind. THE Sunday meal in summer was fried chicken, sliced right from the garden tomatoes, corn on the cob and a salad made w/ [...]

  • Jane Gagle-Bennett commented on the diary post Food Sunday: Birthday Dinners by dakine01.

    2014-06-08 04:51:29View | Delete

    Shrimp cocktail and a Shirley Temple was a treat when I was four up until about ten. My mother and I were almost twins birthday date wise, she April 11, me April 10,so birthdays usually involved restaurant meals if during the week or Grandma’s fried chicken on Sunday. Grandma raised her own chickens, and she [...]