Arts & Culture

Arts and culture

Key Lime Pie

Jun 7, 2011

Key Lime Pie

Saltine Crust

  • 3 egg whites (reserve yolks)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • 14 saltines, finely crushed
  • ½ cup pecans, finely crushed

Preheat oven to 325°F. Butter a 9" pie plate. In a medium-size bowl beat the egg whites, slowly adding sugar. Continue beating stiff. Add the baking powder, saltines, and pecans, mixing to combine. Pour into pie plate and use a spatula to spread. Bake for 30 minutes and let cool on a wire rack.

Chicken Cacciatore

May 17, 2011

Chicken Cacciatore

Black Bean Salsa

May 3, 2011

Black Bean Salsa

Ma Ma's Chicken & Dumplings

Apr 19, 2011

Ma Ma's Chicken and Dumplings

Chili-Orange Skirt Steak

Apr 5, 2011

Chili-Orange Skirt Steak

Waiter Rant

Oct 5, 2010

The author is a prize-winning blogger of, and offers an insider's look at a waiter's life at an upscale New York area restaurant.

Reading the OED

Mar 4, 2010

Ammon Shea has been reading dictionaries since he was ten years old.  And now he’s written a book about his journey through the 20 volume ‘dictionary of ALL dictionaries’ the 20 volume Oxford English Dictionary,  Reading the OED: One Man, One Year, Twenty-One Thousand, Seven Hundred Thirty pages.