Category Archives: Food

Lazy Man’s 5 Hour Pot Roast Chili

This makes a hearty, meaty chili that needs very little attention once it’s in the oven. Perfect for a video game, movie, or favourite series streaming binge. Here’s what you’ll need: An 8 quart lidded pot (stock pot, crock pot, … Continue reading

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Sonnet with Wild Goose (Poached)

Boil up the potatoes, whip them good with butter, cream, and red onions to scoop in peaked mounds and bake golden. Lift down the hanging garlic and chop it fine with salt and crushed pepper to rub into wild goose … Continue reading

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Field in Autumn

Late October geese circling in for one last feed honk their alarms too late—12-gauge shoulder slaps bring down tomorrow’s supper

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Animal consciousness and food

An abiding interest in the brain led me to this post, Are chimpanzees self-aware, at cognitive neuroscientist Steve Fleming’s blog, The Elusive Self. I haven’t had a nap yet today, so I have no deep thoughts of my own to … Continue reading

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