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food (if marginally) orange you glad

The art of winter, or how to cook a squash

The art of cooking a squash begins with the right kind of information

We go to the Jean-Talon, the premier outdoor market in Montreal, to fondle produce before driving back home.

It’s no longer summer, that message made loud and clear by the decrease in foot traffic.  The chill.  The ease in parking.  The brick and mortar shops surrounding the market sporting snow tents for their doors. It doesn’t feel like a party any more.

We hop out and head towards the vast indoors, the weather being about 12 Celcius, but I stop at an outdoor offering, staring at a gaggle of asparagus and thinking about the color of urine. What could I make to go with it?

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serious business

My Sister, Her Head in the (Word) Clouds

My sister breezed through my pretty word clouds in the last post and didn’t know what to think of them because, in her words,

“What’s the big deal? It’s just a bunch of words in a design.”