FRIDAY, JANUARY 6, 2012 A January Thought I just found this little 'thought' as I was searching through some files. Sometimes when you read something written a while ago, it feels like you're peering into someone else's life. I liked the sound of these words, the colours,...

Word on the Street 26/09/10 Word on the Street National Book and Magazine Festival Victoria Park September 26, 2010 11-5 More specifically, at 1:30, under the Flavours of the Maritimes tent, I'll be telling a 'how to write a cookbook' tale. Below, the long version, first published in the Coast, a long, long time ago...

The Bounty clockwise, from left: lisianthus from Maple Grove Greenhouse and Farms, beets, carrots, basil and cherry tomatoes from Glad Gardens Family Farm, Pain au chocolat and those delicious ? jam-filled oversized-french thumbprints from Boulangerie La VendÉenne, and finally, perfect peaches from a nice guy who let me try one first *Every Thursday from 8-noon at...

Easter Sunday in Sherbrooke village seems like lovely, distant memory. It was warm and sunny. Purple hyacinths dotted the ground. The kids collected eggs in t-shirts. Today, 2 weeks later, it's snowing. I'm going to relive that day through the menu; food has a magical way...

Where do I begin? My first peanut buster parfait? Bacon drenched in maple syrup? That chocolate covered pretzel? Memories of salty sweetness are dancing in my head. The two are everywhere. I’m gazing through my last copy of gourmet, the august edition, bold and confident (before the magazine folded)...