Pasta with Turkish-Style Lamb, Eggplant, and Yogurt

Pasta with Turkish-Style Lamb, Eggplant, and Yogurt Sauce

“We don’t really celebrate the accomplishments of government employees. They exist in our society to take the blame.” –Michael Lewis, author of The Fifth Risk Yesterday was a typical Thursday morning, in that I sleepily grabbed my phone and read Slate Magazine’s Dear Prudence column. Then – also a somewhat typical Thursday occurrence – I…

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Blueberry Pistachio Tabbouleh

Blueberry Pistachio Tabbouleh

“When people do inexplicable things, it’s always tempting to project qualities onto them that would offer a more innocuous explanation of their behavior than bad judgment, fecklessness, or stupidity. And this particular bias has infected contemporary political analysis with a virulence that rivals Ebola.” –Elizabeth Spiers Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi enjoys a reputation,…

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