Carey Burkett

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The Joy of Letter Writing

by Carey Burkett 11-09-1997

For quite a few winters now, I have watched a great joy of mine turn slowly into sadness: No one writes letters anymore, a fact that is especially noticeable at Christmas card time.

Tolerating Food Intolerances

by Carey Burkett 09-01-1997

"No thanks, it makes me sick." "Let’s see, if I leave the milk out of these rolls Sheila can eat them." 

Splurge on a Dozen!

by Carey Burkett 07-01-1997

Someday when I see the sale card announcing "12 Lemons for a Dollar" at the grocery store, I’m going to buy all 12 instead of just two or three.

A Second Chance for Sandwiches

by Carey Burkett 05-01-1997
The loaves and fishes in the Bible story of the "feeding of the five thousand" (a major sandwich-making operation) should spring to mind whenever hungry people congregate.

Celebrations Large and Small

by Carey Burkett 03-01-1997

Yesterday I learned that a friend will be moving far away.

Oh How We Love Chocolate

by Carey Burkett 01-01-1997

Would it be cruel to extol the virtues of chocolate these dark, cold days of January and February, months traditionally reserved for dietary resolutions and abstention from such temptations?

Eating More of It Wouldn't Hurt...

by Carey Burkett 11-01-1996

What time-honored edible has all of the following: the warmth and comfort of hot bread; the fragrance of a baking cake; the staying power of potatoes and gravy

Food Snobs Beware

by Carey Burkett 09-01-1996

An article on breakfast about did me in for reading any more words on what's new, healthy, or chic in the food world.

New Workers on the Farm

by Carey Burkett 07-01-1996

Life before white sugar probably was pretty good.

Back to Basics

by Carey Burkett 05-01-1996

When blizzards closed down cities on the East Coast this past winter, the media reported on some strange meals people were eating.