21st Century Tales

21st Century Tales

I used to tutor Brown, Black and White elementary school children in after school programs. The first Black principal in Tucson Unified School District, Dr. Anna Jolivet used to be the principal at a school I tutored at; her husband Clarence Jolivet was a descendant 

Hibiscus Ice Cream Float

Hibiscus Ice Cream Float

Many of you are probably too young to know it, but there was a song by Tower of Power that came out in 1976 that has been running through my mind tonight. The hook goes: I can’t to see the slaughter but still I eat 

Citrus Custard Cream Pie

Citrus Custard Cream Pie

Many years ago, I worked as a VIP flight attendant for 17 different NBA teams, several NFL, NHL and MLB teams as well as some notable figures in the music and film industry. The NBA clientele included the Lakers, Spurs, Rockets, Mavericks, Kings, Nets, Timberwolves, 

Perfect Peach Cobbler

Perfect Peach Cobbler

I did make a Peach Cobbler for the Christmas dessert table. All you need do is follow my Vegan Blueberry Cobbler recipe but add peaches, fresh grated ginger and nutmeg in addition to the butter (or vegan butter if you prefer) and sugar. I don’t 

Cheesecake Elegante

Cheesecake Elegante

I used to make this as a kid…..it has been over 30 years since I last did. Worth it. The 2019 version is 99% organic with a probiotic sour cream top layer however. Magnifique! Organic Cheesecake Elegante   1 1/2 c. graham cracker crumbs1/4 c.