Roasted Pork Tenderloin – From the Curtis Street Kitchen

The Roasted Pork Tenderloin recipe is a Curtis Street Kitchen original. My methods of cooking maybe influenced by generations of Italian chefs, for this original, I used a citrus and Marsala wine baste while roasting the pork which created a beautiful and fun flavor for a simple delicious pork tenderloin. When I was back there …

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Spaghettini Bolognese di Giorno Prima – Eating your way to happiness

What makes Bolognese "a sauce of tradition" are the carrots, celery and red wine in addition to the onion and garlic. Bolognese is a cultural and traditional meat sauce which originates from Bolgna Italy. Bologna is the lively, historic capital of the Emilia-Romagna region, in northern Italy. I grew up with this traditional sauce in …

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Post Card from Cinque Terre

  Characterization: This escape scene after Sophia and Jon, the main characters in my novella (a work in progress) escape a chase by Jack Crawford and the drunken conductor, whom I haven’t named yet. Victor, the Mariachi player, helps them get away. The scene starts after they arrive at a Villa in a town in …

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A Scene from “The Chase is On”

As I work on my novella I find that I am introducing characters in odd ways and then incorporating an element of surprise when they appear again. This time with purpose. Here is another snippet of the novella. It's small. "I don't want to give too much away!" Sophia was racing up the spiral staircase. …

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A Room with a View

In late April, Jon Seaborn and his friend Alfredo Grotto were arriving by train to Porta Santa Lucia, a small town in Italy on the Mediterranean coast. The town itself dates back to the 15th century. The streets are paved with cobblestone, each stone seemingly able to tell it’s own story through its dents and …

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A Scene from The Kingsford Gallery

A Scene from The Kingsford Gallery Continuing from the story of Jon Seaborn and Sophia Collins from the novella in progress with the working title: "A Postcard from Chamonix". They are in Paris and always a chase. This follows the two scenes I posted on this blog: The Near Escape and A Scene on the …

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Poetic Wisdom

Poetic Wisdom A Lunchtime Poem By David Morgan September 5, 2018 Introduction I was Inspired by an invitation to read QAnon website. Shortly afterwards, I took a lunchtime ride to the coffee shop with my little brown journal and pen. I call it a poem but it's not written in poetic verse, rhyme or meter. …

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A little paradise on the coast of Florida

I made a post on Facebook which landed a couple of comments that inspired me to write this blog post about Florida, where I live. Tonight I got a chance to snap a few sunset photos at the beach. The comments? "Lucky" and "Wish I lived in Florida". This made me think back. I was …

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The art of Being in San Francisco

The choir of seagulls, they gather at dock of Fisherman's Wharf. The royal red crab lay there still. The clackety ‘ol streetcar heard up the hill. The coldest Bay in July. The coldest day in July. The street poet tells an urban lore The scene for those who dare be poor. The cigarette ban at …

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i ve just seen the face

Facebook has become the faces of many thoughts on one view. Opinions, Trump, Ads, kudos videos, sloppy videos, real news, fake news, good news, bad news, cat photos, dog photos, even people photos and mothering scrapbooks. In a matter of a ten second scroll I know all the worlds business and I don’t mean the …

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Lemon Parsley Chicken Cutlets Nana’s Style

Lemon Parsley Chicken Cutlets “Nana’s Chicken Cutlets” By David Morgan Introduction The simplicity of chicken cutlets when done right is like heaven in your mouth. This recipe is a little more than a simple chicken cutlet but will satisfy, stupendify and delectify your senses and it’s been a family secret for generations. When I was …

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