Rob Kasper

Rob Kasper


Thankful for those leftovers

November 21, 2007

Tomorrow, as I dig into the roast turkey, the corn-bread stuffing, the hominy casserole, the mashed potatoes and gravy, I also will be thinking about how good these dishes will taste at the many eating opportunities stretched over the weekend.

  • Beyond wine for holiday dinner

    November 14, 2007

    Once you have answered the sticky Thanksgiving questions - what type of turkey stuffing and what set of relatives you are going to spend the day with - the next issue to solve is, what are you going to be sipping?

  • Crunch time: Crisp critters prove hard to swallow

    May 19, 2004

    THE KEY TO enjoying cooked cicadas -- if that is possible -- is to eat them with your eyes closed.

  • These events leave a cloud over our city

    July 21, 2001

    IHAVE NOT had much luck thinking up a new slogan for Baltimore. But after the events of this week, I do have a new candidate for the city's mascot. That would be Joe Bfstplk the Li'l Abner comic strip character who walked around with a rain cloud over his head. Joe Bfstplk was a human jinx, wherever he went, calamity followed.

  • Toning down thoughts on phone repair

    February 17, 2001

    TRYING TO FIX a telephone these days is frustrating.

  • 'A piece of the action' makes things a bit nutty

    February 7, 2001

    THE SIEGE OF the pine nuts began a few weeks ago, shortly after we got a late-night phone call from James "Buzzy" Cusack, a friend and neighbor. Buzzy said something like " Psssst, wanna buy some pine nuts?"