I was in my local Kroger the other day, leisurely perusing the bread aisle, when I happened upon the “English Muffin,” something I haven’t eaten since I was a kid. In my mind English Muffins are associated with blackberry preserves and a healthy breakfast—my mother was a big fan of them—but I had never liked … Continue reading Muffins and Muffins
Contrary to popular belief, literature cannot subsist on jug wine and Marlboros. Mark Strand has famously suggested “eating poetry,” and I applaud his valiant effort to raise awareness about the nutrition deficiencies that disproportionately affect low-income writers—the MFAs, adjuncts, and secondary school teachers who compose our silent majority. Strand’s heart is certainly in the right place. Unfortunately, like so … Continue reading Cheap Foods that Will Invigorate Your Writing!