Spicy Pineapple Collard Greens and The Great Vowel Shift

Ben Sears

Ben Sears is a writer and restaurant guy in Birmingham, Alabama. He lives quite happily across from a creek with his wife, two sons, and an obligatory dog. You can follow him on Twitter and read his blog, The Columbo Game.

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  1. Ozzzy! says:

    “She didn’t just want to be Mom and Dad’s good little eater. She wanted to highlight that I wasn’t. A stray dog bit her once when we were playing in the woods and she had to endure a painful series of injections “just in case.” The rabies shots and the venal display she put on mugging for vegetable praise are probably unrelated.“

    This made me laugh in that quiet, personal way that only a really good piece of writing can. Really well done.Report

  2. Burt Likko says:

    …or a bell pepper, which isn’t really a vegetable but gets lumped in with them like tomatoes, cucumbers, squash, and a lot of the things I immediately think of when I think of vegetables but aren’t.

    Nonsense. Of course a bell pepper is a vegetable, because in 1893, Justice Horace Gray would have eaten it for dinner and not for dessert. Q.E.D.Report