Category Archives: Food

December 28, 2015

Yesterday marked the second anniversary of Jake’s passing. Last year on this day, I wrote a long post about the first year, and what lessons I learned. I don’t have much new to report this year. My cousin is here … Continue reading

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A Darkened Hanukkah

Hanukkah. The Festival of Lights. The holiday commemorates the rededication of the ancient Temple in Jerusalem around 165 BCE. The Romans had sacked and looted the temple, and a band of Jewish guerrillas lead by Judah Maccabee prevailed over the … Continue reading

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Message from Manila

In August, we sold our 100 year-old Detroit Jewel gas cooking stove. My dad bought it at a swap meet in 1972 and not quite knowing what to do with it, gave it to me. When I got it, it … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

Well, here it is. Thursday. Thanksgiving. One day before another 28th. Wouldn’t it have been ironic if … well, anyway. This year it feels like someone else’s holiday. Oh yes, I have much to be grateful for. I have a … Continue reading

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My New Blog

Hot Eddie’s is my new blog dedicated to what’s hot in the kitchen and everywhere else. After many months of chronicling my personal journey through grief at here at The Infinite Fountain, I thought I’d start a blog with a … Continue reading

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Sukkot

We are in the midst of celebrating the 7-day holiday of Sukkot, the Jewish “Harvest Festival”. After all the fasting and atoning and spiritual soul-searching we are supposed to do during Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Sukkot which comes just … Continue reading

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The New Header Photo

Jake made this photo of a carousel, taken in London’s Covent Garden, during our last trip to England. It was 2006, the year of our family adventure in Italy. Jake attended a month-long cooking and language school in Bologna and we … Continue reading

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