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The news these days is that weeds are in. Along with other elements of the Mediterranean diet such as olive oil; food writers, nutritionists and others are examining both the nutritional and culinary aspects to a diet that includes what many of us have always taken a weed wacker to. I’ve seen two aspects of […]

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Chef Chris Squire | Duck Confit | London, Ontario Private Chef
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In our world where loss is measured in the passing years and hope, rests not with experience but the next new thing, the term well preserved summons as much misgiving as respect. To say that a friend is well preserved is a compliment, but also a way of noting that the person is older than oneself. Likewise, […]

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Chefs Knife | London, Ontario | Chef Chris Squire
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For a great many cooks  the length of one’s chefs  knife is a measure of ones authority in the kitchen. Some of us become master vego-matics turning the process of mincing and dicing into high art. Others continue to mutilate vegetables with a light, short and dull blade. Either way, one eventually must learn the delicate […]

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Private Chef | London, Ontario | Chris Squire
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It seems to me that love is only incidentally concerned with feelings of reciprocity, mastery, or even pleasure. We know love by a sudden sense of vulnerability, from the necessity but still almost unbearable touch of someone’s hand against our heart a touch, however poor the fit, that we never want to let go. And […]

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How To Dry Vegetables | Beets
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As we shift into late summer and we are suddenly aware that the days are growing just a little shorter, the urge to capture the flavours of the summer becomes urgent and the need to understand how to dry vegetables becomes more important. Throughout history, indigenous peoples hung fish and meat, fruit and vegetables out […]

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Me and the family cooking at our home kitchen.
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These days, when the twin subjects of intimacy and food are paired, our imagination immediately conjures a romantic occasion: filet, lobster, dim lighting, champagne. Now these highly planned evenings are often overloaded with expectations that as often as not result in the opposite effect than the one that was planned. We have all, at one […]

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