For the Love of Liverwurst

After a busy morning at the farmers’ market today, I sat down and had a snack of Boulangerie la Vendéenne bread and some liverwurst from Roselane Farm. It was so damn good that I had to immediately write a post about it. My love of liverwurst started many moons ago on a trip to London, [...]

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Feisty Chef Cooking Classes…Series #2

Now that I am halfway through the first series of cooking classes,I have decided to run a second series starting on July 12th. These classes will be limited to 15 participants and the cost per class will be $50 or all six for $275. They are held at Two If By Sea Cafe in Dartmouth, [...]

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Ding-a-ling, I Think it’s Spring!

When I see the crocuses in my backyard starting to flower, I know that there is a light at the end of this very cold and miserable tunnel. What is the bright light I see? Why, it’s spring! This past Saturday, I had an early morning wake up call before a much needed trip to [...]

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My Market Inspiration

This is the time of year when inspiration can still be lurking in my closet, just waiting for the sunshine and flowers to arrive. But, give me a solid day at the farmers’ market and a lil’ bit if old fashioned sunshine and that inspiration can manage to emerge for a few hours. On this [...]

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Jar Fulls of Goodness

It is that time of year again. Labour Day weekend has come and gone, the kids are back at school, and the farmers’ markets are full of bounty. Right now, you can find everything from cucumbers to tomatoes, beets to beans and many fruits like apples and pears. Now, I know, even as a chef, [...]

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