The David Blahg
This excerpt from Notes On A Banana: A Memoir of Food, Love, and Manic Depression, shows how the author came to find his true love and fall in love again with food.
Forever? Completely? Sounds like words used only in conjunction with things that inspire lasting love. Like this cake.
Despite something of a Dickensian upbringing, The One recalls his happiest moments with his hero and her favorite utensil.
David ends up with a bushel of outrageously, flamboyantly purple bush beans from his garden but doesn’t have a clue as to what to do.
David details how he HATES to fly—save for those quiet and contemplative moments when he flies off into the sunrise.
Guess who David blames for his inability to be the epitome of calm in the hours leading up to Thanksgiving dinner? (Hint: Not himself.)
Why make homemade ketchup? Because you can. And, as David explains, because no one can tell you that you shouldn’t. No one.
David continues where he left off, recounting what happened after he found an intruder in his rental house while on vacay in Maine.
David knew that crab, lobster, corn, and blueberries awaited him and The One on their Maine vacay. But that’s not all….
David mourns the loss of his beloved cats, Chloe and Raja, and anticipates life without them. Kleenex required.
In the midst of his kitchen renovation, David rediscovers some remnants from the moving-in party he threw.
It didn’t take long for the honeymoon phase of David’s kitchen renovation to be over…and for insanity to set in.
David finds he may have a green thumb after all as he looks upon the chlorophyl duking it out in his garden in Darwinian style.
David divulges his teenage servitude on a farm and, decades later, attempts to grow veggies from seed. This oughta be interesting.
A Day in the Life of David
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