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Entries in family (2)


Happy Holidays!

Happy Holidays!

At Special Fork, we believe in family time, especially during the holidays. So we are taking time off beginning today. Katie (who writes for cooking newbies on Tuesdays), Lori (who writes for singles and couples on Wednesdays) and Andrew and Marilyn (who write for families on Thursdays), will return to blogging beginning the week of January 3.

Thank you for visiting with us at Special Fork’s blog. From our bloggers, our food editors and from our family, we send our warmest wishes for the happiest of holidays and a new year of peace and prosperity.

Dave and Sandy

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Family Matters

By Sandy Hu

I’m going to ask Chris to find Special Fork when he comes home for Christmas this year. Chris is a freelance photographer’s assistant in New York City. And Special Fork is his own invention.

If you follow my blog, you know the story. A child of few words, Chris would swap out his dinner fork for the one mismatched fork in the utensil drawer to signify a meal he especially liked. This was a quiet compliment to mom or dad – whoever happened to make the meal that night. In time, he – or we – named the utensil, “Special Fork.” Chris continued to signal his approval via Special Fork through high school, until he went away to college.

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