Haute Plates - April 2015

Benign Neglect

Not long before I became incapacitated, I started work on a raised bed for my backyard garden. I couldn’t bend to finish it, and after I actually accepted that fact, I hired a guy who does odd jobs around my…

A Gift

I have flaws. Among them: I have little sense of direction, cannot do complicated math in my head (by which I mean addition beyond single digit numbers) and I am only intermittently good at giving gifts. Now and again I…

Things Are Busy

I have been busy this week. In addition to the usual distractions life has seen fit to throw my way, I had the honor of participating in a conference involving many lawyers, and the concomitant pleasure of dining with friends…

A Simple Recipe

We here at Haute Plates strive to make your life easier. More often than not we attempt to do this by writing about restaurants and chefs, but from time to time we provide you, our dear readers, with recipes. The…

Apologies and Announcements Regarding SoFAB

I apologize to those of you who missed the blog last week. I was keeping the world safe for democracy in my own very special way, and the result wasn’t pretty. One thing I know now: peanut butter may be…