Roasted Red Pepper Hummus

This is probably my most requested "pot luck" item. Good with flat bread or fresh vegetables for dipping, it's usually a hit with anyone who isn't shy about eating garlic. Made with (mostly) fresh ingredients, it can last in the refrigerator for about a week.

Visit Burnt Offerings for the recipe.


The Limping Waltz

There is dust on the old vinyl disk and,
although the needle is back in the groove,
the music still hisses
and pops
and skips a beat now and then –
the dirt disrupting the dance.

Cycling Incubus

I awoke in pain and alone vaguely recalling the recent car accident. Momentarily confusing stair railings for the bars of a hospital be...