Food at the speed of life: Interest in food columns surprising

It was the best of limes; it was the worst of limes. That’s bad, but how does one begin a farewell food column?

As many of you may know, I’ve left Portales to take a reporter position at the Rio Rancho Observer.

Thanks to those who contributed recipes, made comments or simply read the column, and to the editors who let me write it.

Among other things, I’ve learned super glue can seal cut skin, anything goes with peanut butter and people are more interested in food columns than I knew. For those who wondered, yes, I did eat, and often cook, most recipes.

Now, here’s one for the road, used with permission from