Jude's Culinary Journey
Easy peasy

Before the food channels—and cooking programming in general—became the circus it is today, there existed shows that were instructional. The chefs were, for the most part, easy-going and …

Art and design 

I went to the High School of Art and Design, a few blocks from Central Park in mid-town Manhattan. It was the ‘70s, and some of the best years of my life.  As far as I’m …

Hot stuff

This coming fall will be our 10th visit to Mexico. My sister Janet and I have been to Mexico City, Puebla and Oaxaca; Oaxaca is our longest stay in one place.  We eat out a lot. Not all …