On Spaghetti and On Spaghetti and Meatballs

On Spaghetti and On Spaghetti and Meatballs

If I say “spaghetti” then what word is triggered in your brain? For many of us, “spaghetti” is synonymous with “meatballs.” Like Macaroni and Cheese, spaghetti and meatballs are inseparable and, of course, universal. The truth is less simple, more complex. Many food...
The Saga of Doritos

The Saga of Doritos

I was listening to Diane Rehm yesterday. Her daily two hour radio show on Public Radio has made her a broadcasting icon. It’s a remarkably wonderful show, typically spotlighting a current new item in the first hour and something cultural in the second. So in hour one,...