The ban on cruising in American territorial waters was lifted by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) in late October subject to strict conditions. But with COVID-19 rates still setting daily records […]
As I finish off the very British Christmas pudding, I reflect on the fact that I’m not really a dessert person. But I do have some favourites.
With the seemingly endless lockdowns affecting travel plans, I’m dreaming of my favourite destinations, which I hope to visit again one day.
The pandemic has negatively affected many folks’ travel plans, but it doesn’t prevent us from dreaming of future peregrinations and making plans for when we can venture forth once again. Here are five destinations that beckon for our wine scribe Jim Walker.
Most passenger ships have been sitting idly at anchor since the Covid-19 pandemic shut down the cruise industry last February. A few cruise lines had hoped to resume operations by year-end, but […]
Gentleman’s Portion: The Cookbook is now available online with more than 90 mostly vegetarian recipes. Here are images for six outstanding main courses from the book.
Checking through the nearly 90 recipes scheduled for my new cookbook, I found I’d missed a good vegetarian pasta sauce, which is curious because I’ll often throw together a great marinara for […]
A dear friend pulls up stakes and heads off to the West Coast. Our wine scribe Jim Walker reminisces about the many vinous adventures and good times they shared.
In my first cookbook, How to Eat Well and Stay Single, I wrote about this communal dish that was popular in the 70s. I think everyone had a special fondue pot, with […]
The English law that says a man’s home is his castle is now even more relevant as the UK descends into further restrictions, locking us up in our homes. Luckily, I was […]