Miss Eydie in The Midwest – A Zingerman’s Rye In The Suitcase Is Worth Two In The Bush

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“The sins of the Midwest: flatness, emptiness, a necessary acceptance of the familiar.” “But the Midwest: It is quietly lovely, not preening with the need to have its attributes remarked on. “ Miss Eydie has been touring and singing in America’s heartland since the early days of The Manhattan Transfer and have been able to […]

The Importance of Deep Pleasure – Miss Eydie Basks In Birthday Blessings At The Basement Bistro

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I am constantly asked, “Miss Eydie, how do I enhance the pleasures of my everday life?”  Well… one pathway certainly is surprise,spontaneity and adventure:  the “not-knowing” aspect which mobilizes one’s deepest and most primitive instincts for reaction. Another equally valid approach is knowledge; take love for instance.  The face of a dear one made more […]

Miss Eydie Makes A Porky Pilgrimage

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The pig is an amazing animal ; an even-toed ungulate to be exact and, an omnivore. Shunned by some, adored by others, this walking porcine miracle graciously provides some of the tastiest eating on the planet. Two words my friends : SLAB BACON. Seriously though, practically every part of the pig can be utilized in […]

Hooray, Hooray, It’s Market Day

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Lot of talk these days about slow food, which is a movement based on principles of high quality,taste, sustainable agriculture, eating locally, and to some extent, social justice.(yum ) I first became aware of this movement, started by Carlo Petrini, many years ago while traveling in Italy. It has since spread worldwide and been no […]