03/28/18 4:30pm
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Sam’s Grilled Broccoli — heavenly hot off the coals.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Sam’s Grilled Broccoli — heavenly hot off the coals.

In 1928, The New Yorker ran a cartoon that expressed an enduring human truth. It was drawn by Carl Rose with a caption by E.B. White. It showed a mother and daughter at a table set with a vegetable that may have been broccoli. The caption, “I say the hell with it,” was an instant classic.

Seventy years later, I learned myself that no matter how fervently a parent wants her child to eat a bit of green vegetables, she is helpless when the child resists. (more…)