Is The Customer Always Right?

I was volunteering the other day. Three people suddenly came up at once to the desk. One volunteer took care of the first person. The older lady was hesitating and the person next to her was ready to go. I took care of that person. Thus the older lady started complaining she was there first.…… Continue reading Is The Customer Always Right?

Lemon Meyer Dressing

I know I shouldn't use bottle dressing, but its SO EASY!! Thus, making a salad with wonderful Dirty Girl tomatoes and cucumbers from Monterey Market in Berkeley I thought, "Hell no!" I grabbed  Alice Water's, The Art of Simple Food II and started looking. Of course my  Meyer lemon tree didn't have any lemons ripe enough yet,… Continue reading Lemon Meyer Dressing


SOUTHERN FRIED CORN Serves 4-6 6 ears fresh corn ½ cup milk ½ cup water 1 teaspoon sugar 2 tablespoons bacon drippings Salt and Pepper Remove corn husks, breaking off steams. Remove silks with a stiff vegetable brush and ears in cold water. To cut kernels from cob, hold corn in a large shallow bowl… Continue reading SOUTHERN FRIED CORN