Duck Liver Paté

Duck Liver Pate

Offal is definitely a passion of mine, as you can see in my previous post titled You Eat Meat, Right?. This Duck Liver Pate is a pretty good introduction to the taste of liver. The thyme and red wine give the pate a great nose, the honey makes it nice and sweet, and the smooth … Continue reading

Chicken Pot Pie with Tea Biscuit Crust

Chicken Pot Pie

It must have been around the end of June that Dad sent me an email asking me for a great Chicken Pot Pie recipe. It didn’t matter to him that the sweltering months of the summer were just around the corner, he needed a solution to his pot pie conundrum. Chicken pot pie, it turns … Continue reading

You Eat Meat, Right?

Eat Meat

I’m not sure when it happened. I’m sure that it was one of those things that happened so gradually that it would be impossible to pinpoint a moment in time. But somewhere along the line we decided as a society that it was OK to eat meat, as long as it was only a certain … Continue reading

Cleaning Chicken – Video

Cleaning Chicken

There are many advantages to buying a whole chicken and then breaking it down yourself. When I was in high school I did a co-op in my senior year with a luthier (John Newton was his name and he is quite renowned for his violas and to a lesser extent his violins), and something he … Continue reading