Alice’s Sauce

Everybody I serve this to asks me for this recipe. The astrophysicist Priscilla Frisch recently requested the recipe and then named it “Alice’s Sauce,” and I’m thinking that is enough of an honor to post it. The recipe as shown calls for chopping everything by hand. You can cheat and throw it all in a…

Birdseed Bread

The list of things I can’t eat has become quite tiresome: gluten, dairy, tapioca (cassava), gums, faux sugars, and foods containing a lot of fat. Knowing my stupid diet, my good friend Ellen Weissbrod sent me a version of this bread recipe. It was entitled “Life-Changing Bread.” I snorted at the title. Now, I’m a…

Once More, with Feeling

This was a blog centered around my book, Galileo’s Middle Finger. The posts in this blog are shown in order of latest to earliest. That Weird, Calm Feeling: “Tonight, I have this weird, calm feeling that sometimes descends on me when a colleague is suddenly caught in a shitstorm.” Last Week at Wellesley: What are you…

My c.v.

This page provides a downloadable copy of my summary c.v., with a one-page bio attached at the front.

Cashew (or Peanut) Sauce

This is a sauce I often make for summer grilling. It goes particularly well with grilled eggplant, mushrooms, bell peppers, zucchini, and chicken. Ingredients: cashew butter (about a cup; peanut butter can be substituted but is not as tasty) lite coconut milk (1 small can) finely-chopped yellow or white onion (about 1 cup) fresh ground…

Information about East Lansing Info

Here are some useful links related to East Lansing Info: My op-ed for The Guardian on the importance of nonpartisan local news The Membership Puzzle Project’s report on audience-engagement local news “About” East Lansing Info ELi’s 501c3 IRS application Tools for our citizen-reporters How does FOIA work? (explanation for ELi readers) “Your ELi” columns (explaining…

Bad Girls

It was my great honor and pleasure to edit Issue 12 of Atrium, the annual publication of our program in Medical Humanities and Bioethics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. You can download the whole issue through the link below. Citations for work appearing in this should appear as: Last name, first name. “Article…