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Happy Birthday!

Candy never relieves the monotony of long family car trips half as well as an impromptu dispensation of sausages and cheese. Robert Farrar Capon   Conversation overheard this week: Me: Honey, what do you want me to make you for

“Take Eclairs.”

In fact, of course, the insane distinction of fattening/dietetic cannot be squared with the rational one of festal/ferial. The first fastens its attention, not on food, but on little invisible spooks called calories; only the second honestly addresses the real

No Diets!

The calorie approach is the work of the devil. He has persuaded otherwise sane men that festal eating should not alternate with ferial eating at all, but with dieting–an activity which, while it uses food, hopes that it can keep