When you buy an absolutely giant whole sustainable salmon to filet for a food photographer, you end up with a lot of salmon. That's not a problem for me. It is a problem for my freezer, which lacks space because freezing a fresh batch of jam in ice cube trays is a heck of a lot … [Read more...] about Butter Basted Sustainable Salmon with Hazelnut-Parsley Pesto
Eating out is hard when you're gluten free. Even with a recent resurgence of heritage grains and healthy rice bowls, it's really nice to not always be stuck eating at home. Sure, it'd be nice to go to Patisserie Patrice and buy something gorgeous and flaky and creamy (life's … [Read more...] about Gluten-Free Fine Dining at Three of Montreal’s Newest Restaurants: Hvor, Le Fantôme and Candide
This should be illegal, this cold weather. My nose thought it was done almost freezing off for the year. But it got a nasty surprise the other day when the cold snap came. Now my nose hates me. And all it wants is soup. Fortunately, that's something I can get into. Homemade … [Read more...] about Baby it’s Cold Outside: The Best Soups, Stews and Slow Cooker Recipes
This happened neither a long, long time ago nor in a galaxy far, far away – and thank goodness, because those scallops tasted a whole lot better fresh... Here are all the pictures. Thanks to everyone who made it. Recipes are forthcoming. … [Read more...] about Photos from the 8th Annual Volk/Watson Christmas Extravaganza: Star Wars!
I still dream about this dish. I have one serving in my freezer and I'm saving it for a special occasion when I'll need healthy comfort, like when the Habs lose game five, or for days worthy of a small celebration, like when Trump is ousted from politics forever (which will be … [Read more...] about Baked Chicken and Rice with Okra…and Changing the World