It’s time for the food haiku contest 2018! This contest is now closed. Voting will begin as soon as the judges have narrowed the field to 10 haiku. Thank you to everyone who entered! [Good news! I've been informed that each gift card is worth $70, not the $33 I was originally told]Every Spring* since 2006 we have held a haiku writing competition. The entries are always … [Read more...] about The Food Haiku 2018 Contest is Here!
Food Writing Archive
This category could be about anything having to do with food: Food Haiku, Limericks, Contests, Essays, Trips down memory line, musings about life... whatever strikes my fancy, and doesn't fit into the other categories
How to make mayonnaise from scratch - and stories It's been a long time since I first wrote this post, but it still gets people wandering by every day to read it, so I'm putting it on top of the pile again.My first summer in Waxahachie was in 1962. I took the plane trip alone, and that by itself was enough to make the whole summer worthwhile. In those days, the … [Read more...] about Memories – Making Mayonnaise From Scratch
A quick note. This story has nothing to do with food, but as always I memorialize the important things in my life on these pages. You will enjoy this story most if you have ever loved and lost an animal.When Russ was found in a forest in Utah, he had mange and was covered with ticks and fleas. At the age of nine, abandoned by hunters, his useful life as a bird dog … [Read more...] about This is Russ’s chair – a Dog Story
The 2016 food and drink haiku has come to a close. This year, the winning entry – received two tickets to Counter Culture 2016 at Anne Amie Vineyards in Carlton Oregon. Each year, they kick off the International Pinot Noir Celebration with a pre-IPNC event, Counter Culture: A Celebration of Urban Street Food and International Wines. The tickets include a shuttle from Portland … [Read more...] about 2016 Food and Drink Haiku Winner is…
Note: the contest has now closed, and the winners notified. Thanks to everyone who voted! Our judges have weighed in, and the results have been tabulated We've narrowed down the choices to the top ten. Now it is your turn. Vote for your favorite food haiku 2016 by checking the box for your three favorites.Thank you to everyone who entered! As usual, we all enjoyed reading … [Read more...] about 2016 Food Haiku – It’s your turn to judge