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September 16, 2017 – 2:31 am

In this insightful gem, journalist and life coach Wanda Hennig writes wisely, hilariously and sometimes poignantly about sex and food; living for three-and-a-half years at the San Francisco Zen Center; moving solo from one continent to another; meditation; creative mindfulness strategies and more. Cravings: A Zen-inspired memoir about sensual pleasures, freedom from dark places, and living and eating with abandon (Say Yes Press). Edition Two (Mouth Orgasm edition) published August 2017 (ISBN 9780996820523 paperback; ISBN 9780996820523 eBook).

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Cuisine Noir Magazine goes live — epicurean adventures for African Americans

September 4, 2009 – 3:12 pm
Seafood is the theme of Cuisine Noir September.

Oakland publisher discovers the joys of culinary diversity, educates her palate — and now, shares the flavors online
Story by Wanda …

Book publishing 101

July 24, 2009 – 6:33 pm
Books and other animals.

How to get a book published. Alternatively, how to get an agent and sell your book.
Just off a conference call …

Writing and Kicking Butt at 80-Plus

April 15, 2009 – 1:01 am
Geets Vincent — Mistress of the cowbell, inspiration and the written word.
If The New Yorker had a book of records, Geets Vincent would be in it..

Story & photos by Wanda Hennig
Geets Vincent teaches autobiographical writing. Contrary to the claim that those who fail at something resort to teaching it, she can and does write herself. When we first spoke, we were with a group of travel writers …

If it’s extra virgin, it must be olive oil

March 17, 2009 – 2:16 pm
The virgin olive oil lunch.
Ever thought of using virgin olive oil in your chocolate cake instead than butter? Just one of the delicious ideas in Fran Gage’s latest book, The New American Olive Oil — Profiles of Artisan Producers and 75 recipes.

And one of the many delights served to guests at a book launch lunch and olive oil tasting ….

The Great Truffle Scuffle

February 25, 2009 – 3:07 am
truffledish

Does your worst recent food faux par beat this?
Story and Pictures by Wanda Hennig
Picture the scene. A famous French chef …