Banana Crème Pie with Salted Caramel

I saved this recipe during the bleak days of winter. Appearing in my Instragram feed, luscious with its light and bright colors, it called to me, promising better days ahead. I try not to let Pi Day slip away without making a pie, and with the temperature rising (and falling, and rising…) lately, I thought…

Cancer doesn’t wait

In the past two weeks, my family has been rocked by news of two friends with cancer – one diagnosis, one death. After two years of grim front-page Covid statistics, bumped now from headlines by the carnage of war, it’s understandable that quotidian nightmares draw less attention. Last month, the CDC noted that screening rates…