When Katherine Vest called to ask if I would speak to her cooking club, I said no: I'd rather come and write about it. How could I resist the tale of nine women who get together every month to do something food-related? Especially when I found out a house had been TP'd.
Yes, food-news fans, the mighty Michael Pollan will speak in Charlotte at Queens University next week. And tickets are still available. This one ought to be a sellout.
Which foods last the longest? It's an interesting question, and I did my best to answer, in this week's Q&A.
And there's more, in our recipe features:
Quick Cooking for 2 has steamed mussels that are easy enough for a weeknight.
Entree has a powerfully delicious enchilada soup made in a slow cooker.
Suzanne Havala Hobbs has nutritious and delicious ideas for cabbage this fall.