Haute Plates - February 2018

As I Lay Bleeding

  Once more I have cut myself to the quick, or at least on the tip of the first finger on my left hand. Though the actual wound is measurable in millimeters, I am a hearty man and prone to…

Post-Mardi Gras Eats

  Whether you participate in the traditional Lenten fast or not, after Carnival we all tend to need a bit of a break from rich, heavy food. It’s a bit easier when you consider that the weather – unusually cold…

Veganism and a Great Lunch Deal

  Recently a friend and colleague let me know he was going to be in town, and asked whether I was free for lunch. I’ve known this friend for a long time, and we’ve had a lot of meals together.…

Non-Essential Kitchen Gear

  Over the years I’ve written a few times about what I consider to be essential items for a well-stocked kitchen. Each time I address the topic, I change things up a bit, but for the most part the basics…