Surprising Smoke

Surprising Smoke

By The Elderberries

We are G-rated. Actually, beyond G-rated. Super conservative and law-abiding. That’s why I was shocked yesterday when my Beloved asked, “What would you like to SMOKE tonight?” WHAAAAT? Well, I never! How had this bastion of propriety, this captain of…

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Woot, Woot, Woot For Wootabaga

Woot, Woot, Woot For Wootabaga

By The Elderberries

Little did I know when I decried the virtues of the vegetable, rutabaga, to my friends, that I would be counter-attacked by a plethora of recipes featuring it. Apparently, some people LIKE it. One recipe was called “DEATH BY RUTABAGA”…

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Mystery Mayo

Mystery Mayo

By The Elderberries

By Sheila Edee* It continues to surprise that just the mention of Green Goddess salad dressing still gets the gong from you children. All your repressed anger spills over when I but mention the name. You hated so many other…

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A Surprising Bedtime Snack

A Surprising Bedtime Snack

By The Elderberries

A couple in their nineties are both having some short-term memory loss. While in for a checkup, the physician said that physically they’re OK. But since they’re having trouble remembering things, they might want to start writing things down. Later…

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Going (Gulp) Green?

Going (Gulp) Green?

By The Elderberries

By Sheila Edee* I was watching a TV show about “junk food makeovers.” Supposedly, the featured nutritionist had concocted “healthy, kid-approved alternatives” to popular junk foods. She was extolling the virtues of kale chips . . . burger-less burgers .…

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