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Baseball Glove

My Problem With Balls

David recounts his doomed career in Little League baseball—and it has everything to do with no concession stands in the outfield.

The One and David, circa 1995

Forever and Completely

As David explains, precious few things in life are forever and completely. His adoration for this chocolate cake is one of those precious few things. One taste and you’l understand.

Pink Fuzzy Slipper

If I Were a Mother

These Mother’s Day recipes are the kind of dishes any mother would die for, especially if fed to her in bed. Just ask David. On second thought, don’t.

A small skillet of corned beef hash with a soft fried eggs on top

Corned Beef Hash

David comes to understand that for some, corned beef hash is about far more than mere sustenance or ridding the fridge of leftovers. Far, far more.

  • 15 M
  • 45 M
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Crackers topped with pimento cheese.

Pimento Cheese

You can practice proper Southern gentility, no matter where you’re from, simply by whipping up a batch of this classic crowd-pleasing party must, pimento cheese. Then prepare to be your most gracious self as you kindly accept accolades..

  • 10 M
  • 10 M
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Illustration of a woman in a red apron holding a pot of stew

Devil with a Red Apron on

David recounts the troubles, frustration, and utter exasperation of learning family recipes from his mother, a true demon in the kitchen.

Tales of a Supertaster

Being a supertaster ain’t all that it’s cracked up to be—especially if you still have to eat your broccoli. David explains and complains.

An illustration of a goose holding platter with a man reading "How to Cook Your Own Goose."

The Goose of Christmas Past

After a disastrous experience with roast goose, it took David a decade to master proper fowl cookery. And boy, did he ever…

  • 50 M
  • 4 H, 30 M
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