It’s the ordinary things that seem important to me. This Sunday I enjoyed the rare luxury of having the entirety of an afternoon liberated from any obligation to weigh it down. So I went see the lovely mister Alex Colville at the gallery across the bridge. If you’re anyone like me, regardless of the reason … Continue reading On Alex Colville
For those of you who know me on instagram, you know the things that are on my plate don’t often find their way to the blog (here). Well, that’s about to change, a little, at least. Here’s the deal. Every month, I will round up all my instagram posts to find out what you loved … Continue reading Instapost #1: Toast to Toast
Hey everyone, so this morning I woke up to a little surprise…from the National Post! A photo of mine has found its way to the Toronto Gastropost spread, and here’s a snippet of it. Head over to the official site to see the full spread! Gotta say, it I’m quite pleased with the gastrosketch their … Continue reading I’m in the National Post, go figure!
Yesterday morning as I reached into my bag of cherries, my index fingertip was greeted by a dreadful, wet, squishiness that could only mean one thing: cherry season was over. In a desperate attempt to salvage the remaining cherries from those plagued with sickly brown craters, I quickly separated the good from the bad and … Continue reading Ground Rules
I don’t believe in twisting yourself into knots of excuses and explanations over the food you make. Julia Child (1912-2004) Neither do I, Jules. And for that matter, I don’t believe in twisting myself into knots of excuses and explanations over the food I eat. Food was, before cloth became fashion, before sticks and stones evolved into … Continue reading confidence, confessions, and a confit recipe
You’ll be fine, as long as you do your best, they say. I’ve lived and sworn by this for my entire life, or at least as soon as I had the slightest clue of what any of those words meant. But lately, I haven’t been so sure. What does fine mean? What does my best mean? Is … Continue reading Noodling up your best
Two weeks after Bruce Jenner hit the news stands on the Vanity Fair cover posing as “Caitlyn” Jenner with his newly acquired and sensuously voluptuous curls of hair, full bustier, and barbie-doll waist-to-hip ratio, it seems that the entire world world has been caught in a state of trance, or might I say trans. The case of … Continue reading Cauliflower: “Call me beef.”