The one thing I never see in other people’s grocery carts is any of the wonderful array of winter squashes. Not that I’m nosy or anything.
It is amazing what one can create in the world of food with only the simplest of ingredients. Proof again that complex, obscure, and expensive materials are not what makes a cook great.
Not long ago, my Medium Boy flattered one of his teachers by suggesting he might live to his 90s. This teacher, a long time colleague of mine, was taken aback at the thought and reminded my son that the average life span of the typical American male was 75 years.