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CONTRIBUTORS “what pastime helps you get through these long Canadian winters?”

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“I nt hewi nt erI ’ m notanout doorguy ,k eepi ngwar mi sal way s t hei s s ue,s oIpr ef ert os t ayi n wi t ht hek i ds ,may bebak i ng bi s c ui t s ,andwat c hi ngmyk i dsdanc e t oNei lYoung”

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“Oneofmyf av or i t epas tt i mest hat get smet hr oughl ongc ol dwi nt er si s s l owc ook i ng.Il i k es pendi ngan af t er noonc ook i ngal ar ger oas twhi l e us i ngt hec ook i ngt i meoft her oas tt o pr epar eahandf ulofs i dedi s hes ,t hen s har i ngt hef eas twi t hf r i ends .Good f oodandgoodf r i endshel pt or i dt he wi nt erbl ues . ”

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“Iwasgi v enapai rofl i ght wei ght s nows hoesf orChr i s t mast wo y ear sago.Ik eept hem i nmyc ar s ot hatIc ans t r apt hem onand wal ki nt hef or es tal lwi nt erl ong. ”

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THI SI SSUE Wel c omebac k ! Fi r s t l yIwantt ot hankal lofy ouf ory ours uppor t , mak i ngt hi sawonder f uly earf orusher eatbook hou. I nt hi si s s uewehav eaf al lof ft hebonel ambs hankand t hey ummi es tmas hedpot at oesf r om ournewc ont r i but or ChefTy s onL amber t .Sl owc ook i ngi ss uc hani c ewayt o k eepy ouwar m dur i ngt hec ol dmont hs .Adam s har eswi t h ust wopr oj ec t swi t hwonder f uls mel l i nggr eener yt oget y oui nt oaf es t i v emoodandMar gi e’ sbees waxc andl esgi v es ani c eper s onalt ouc h.Al s oas t udi ov i s i twi t hNi c kChas e, at al ent edl oc algl as sar t i s t . Thec ov eri magei sapeekatournewc er ami c sc ol l ec t i on t hathadami nidebutatt hi sy ear sc r af ts howandt her e wi l lbemor et obes eeni nJ anuar yatours hopdur i ng des i gnweek ,t ak i ngpl ac et owar dst heendoft hemont h. hav eal ov el yhol i days eas onandIwi l l s eey oubac kher ei nt hes pr i ng. t hanky ouf orv i s i t i ng-enj oy !

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BRAISED LAMB SHANK & MASHED POTATOES BYCHEFTYSON LAMBERT


Dur i ngt hec ol dwi nt ermont hsIl i k et owar m upwi t hc omf or tf oods , andt omet hatmeanss l owc ook ed,f al lof ft hebonemeat spai r edwi t hf l uf f y mas hedpot at oes ,andani c egl as sofr edwi ne.Oneofmyper s onalf av or i t eswoul d hav et obel ambs hank s ;s l owc ook edatal owt emper at ur eunt i lt hedel i c i ousmeati s t enderenought hati tc anbeeat enwi t has poon.Kni f eandf or kar eopt i onal .


LAMB SHANK RECIPE

2 lamb shanks 1 can whole tomatoes (drained) 2 medium sized white onions 3 cloves garlic 1 cup red wine (optional) 3 or 4 cups beef stock 3 bay leaves 10 peppercorns 2 sprigs rosemary 1 medium sized carrot 1 tbsp salt 1 lemon 1 tbsp oil METHOD Pr eheatov ent o325degr eesF. Topr epl ambs hankf ort hebr ai s e,f i r s ts eas onwi t hs al t . I nahots k i l l et ,wi t hat bs pofoi l ,s earl ambs hank sonhi ghheatunt i lgol denbr own. Pl ac el ambi nabak i ngdi s hdeepenought ohol dal li ngr edi ent s . Roughl yc hoponi ons ,c ar r ot s ,t omat oesandgar l i c ;addt odi s h. Peelt hel emon,us i ngonl yt hes k i n;addt odi s h. Addal lr emai ni ngi ngr edi ent st obak i ngdi s h. Ens ur et her ei senoughl i qui dt of ul l ys ubmer get hel amb. Cov erdi s hwi t hal i dorf oi l . Bak eat325degr eesFf or3hour s . Remov edi s hf r om ov enandal l owi tt oc ools l i ght l ybef or er emov i ngt hel amb. Remov el amb;s t r ai nandr es er v et hebr ai s i ngl i qui d. Sk i m oi lf r om t hes ur f ac eofbr ai s i ngl i qui d. Pl ac ehal ft hebr ai s i ngl i qui di nas mal lpotandr educ eonmedi um heatt o1/ 4c up. Ther educ edl i qui dwi l lbec omet hi c k erandc annowbeus edast hes auc e


MASHED POTATOES WITH CHIVES & GARLIC RECIPE

4 large white or gold potatoes 3 cloves garlic (halved) 1 bay leaf 1 tbsp minced chives 1 tbsp butter 1/4 cup milk or cream salt and pepper to taste METHOD Peelandc ubepot at oes . Pl ac ei napotwi t hl i ght l ys al t edwat erandaddt hegar l i c . Br i ngt oaboi landc ookunt i lpot at oesar ef or kt ender . Remov eanddi s c ar dt hebayl eaf . St r ai npot at oesandgar l i candputbac ki npot . Addbut t er ,mi l k ,mi nc edc hi v esandal i t t l es al tandpepper . Mas hpot at oesunt i ls moot handf l uf f y . Chec ks eas oni ngandaddmor es al tandpepperi fneeded. FI NI SHI NG Tof i ni s ht hepl at es poondes i r edamountofmas hedpot at oesont ot hepl at e. Leant hebr ai s edl ambs hankagai ns tt hemas hands poont het hi c k eneds auc eov er t hel ambandont hepl at e.Gar ni s hwi t hr os emar y .


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HOLIDAY SWAG BYADAM MALLORY

Myf av or i t ewayt odec or at emyhome f ort hehol i days eas oni st obr i ngi nf r es h gr eener y .Ther ear es omanyopt i ons . Nowt hatIl i v ei nt hec i t yIj us tgot ot he l oc algar denc ent r ewher et heyhav ea gr eats el ec t i onofdi f f er entgr eens .Her e ar et wos i mpl epr oj ec t sf ory out oc r eat e y ourownhol i days wag,gr eatf ori ndoor s orout ,andt omak eas i mpl ec ent er pi ec e. Notonl ydoIenj oyt hef es t i v el ookbut t hes mel loff r es hgr eener ywi l lget ev er y onei nt hehol i days pi r i t .

St ep1 Tak eanor malwi r ec l ot heshangerand pul li ti nt oadi amonds hape.Thehook wi l lbeus edt ohangi t . Tak ec hi c k enwi r eandc uti ts l i ght l yl ar ger t hant hebentc l ot heshanger . Wr apt heedgeoft hec hi c k enwi r ear ound t hec l ot heshanger -t hi swi l lc r eat eabed t of as t ent hebr anc hes .

St ep2 Spl i tgr eener yi nt oappr ox i mat el y6bunc hes . Bes ur et ous eav ar i et yofgr eenst hi swi l l addgr eatt ex t ur eandl ay er st oy ours wag. Fas t ent hebunc hest oget herwi t hwi r eand at t ac ht oy ourc hi c k enwi r ebas e. L ongerbr anc heswor kbes twhenpl ac ed att hebac k .Ial s of i ndt heyl as tl ongerwhen s oak edi nabuc k etofwat erov erni ght .


St ep3 Adddi f f er entf r ui t sl i k eor angesand pomegr anat esf orc ol our .Pi er c e wi r et hr oughc ent eroff r ui tandf as t en t oc hi c k enwi r ebas e.If i ndf r ui t sl ook bes twhent uc k edi nar oundt he gr eener y .

St ep4 L as tbutnotl eas t ,adds omeber r i es andpi nec onesbyt uc k i ngandwi r i ng t ot hec hi c k enwi r ebas e,andf i ni s h t hear r angementbyt y i ngf abr i ct o t het op-y ouc anus eei t herl i nen,bur l ap oral ov el yr i bbon.

Il ov edoi ngt hi spr oj ec twi t ht heent i r ef ami l yandmak i ngi tahol i dayt r adi t i on.Ther e ar er eal l ynol i mi t ai ons ,y ouc anc r eat es omanydi f f er entar r angment sbyex per i ment i ng wi t hc ol ourandt ex t ur e.Anot hergoodt i pi st oc ov ert hebac kwi t has of tf abr i cs owher e ev ert hes wagi shungi twi l lnots c r at c ht hes ur f ac e.


HOLIDAY CENTERPIECE BYADAM MALL ORY

Cr eat i ngahol i dayc ent er pei c ei sf unands i mpl e.Ius ual l yl i k et ous et het r i mmi ngs f r om ot herhol i daypr oj ec t sorf r om t hec hr i s t mast r ee. >St ar tbypi c k i ngabas ef ory ourc ent er pei c e.Ic hos eav i nt agebak i ngpant hatIf ound atanant i ques t or e. >Adds oi lorf l or alf oam.Thi swi l ls uppor tt hebr anc hesandwi l lhol denoughwat ert ok eep t hear r angementf r es hf ors omet i me.I fy oudous ef l or alf oam l eti ts oaki nwat erf oraf ew hour spr i ort ous i ngi t . >Il i k et oaddat al lc ent ert omyar r angement s .I nt hi soneIc hos eas mal lev er gr een bus hc al l edCupr es s us` Gol dc r es t ` .I ti sl emons c ent edandi sabeaut i f ulgr eenc ol our . >Choos eav ar i et yofdi f f er entgr eens-s pr uc e,box woodandc edarar ej us taf ewt hat ar eeas i l yf ound.I ns er tbr anc hesi nt ot hebas emak i ngs ur et heyar es ec ur er emember i ngt o t ur nt hec ent erpi ec easy ouwor ks ot hatal ls i desgetequalat t ent i on.Wheny ouhav e f i ni s hedpl ac i ngt hegr eener yi nt hear r angementadds omebr anc hesandber r i est oc r eat e ak i ndof‘ f or es t ’ef f ec t .Al loft hebr anc hess houl dbes mal l erasy ougett ot heout eredge oft hear r angemnet . >L as t l y ,If i l li nanyempt ys pot swi t hmos sf r om myl oc algar denc ent ers ot her ear ei s nos oi lorf l or alf oam s howi ng.Bes ur et ok eepgr eenswat er edf oral onger l as t i ngar r angement .


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STUDIO VISIT NI CKCHASE


“Cr eat ewor kt hat mak esy ouhappy . . . t hi swi l lt r ans l at e. ”


OnacoldafternoonIventuredtotheHarbourfrontCentrewhereNickisanartist-in-

r es i denc e.Iwasi mmedi at el ywar medbyt het wol ar gef ur nac esi nt hehots hop.Af t er Ni c kandIs har epl eas ant r i esIas khi m “howdoy ounott ouc ht hemol t engl as s ? ” Hes mi l esands ai dt hatheonc ek newaguywhowoul dwethi shandands l apt hegl as s . If i r s ts awNi c k ’ swor katt heAr t i s tPr oj ec ti nTor ont oandwasdr awnt ohi sf l ui ds hapes andhi sc hoi c et oc ar v et hes ur f ac eofhi spi ec es .Notonl yi shet al ent edwi t hgl as s ,but hei sal s oal ov el yphot ogr apher .Il i k ehowhi sr ec entwor khasc ombi nedel ement sofhi s phot ogr aphyi nt ohi sgl as sf or ms .Ihopey ouwi l lenj oyget t i ngani ns i depeeki nt o hi swor kandpr oc es s . Whydi dy oudec i det oc hoos egl as sasy ourmedi um? About8y ear sagoImov edt oOnt ar i ot os t udywoodwor k i ngatSher i danCol l egei n Oak v i l l e.Ic hos egl as sasami norj us tt o"t r yi tout ".Si nc et her e' sr eal l ynotmuc hofa gl as sc ommuni t yi nNewBr uns wi c k ,t hemedi um wasv er yf or ei gnt omebutaf t erwor k i ng wi t hi tf oraf ewmont hs ,Ic oul dn' tpi c t ur emy s el fdoi ngany t hi ngel s e. . . i t ' sanamaz i ng mat er i al .


Howhasl i v i ngi nTor ont oi nf l uenc edy ourwor k / des i gns ? L i v i ngi nTor ont ohasbeenanamaz i ngex per i enc ef ormeasanar t i s t .If i ndmy s el f c ons t ant l ys ur r oundedbyi ns pi r at i onf ormywor k( ar ts hows ,t r ends ,des i gn,t hemus i c s c ene,et c ) .L i v i ngher ehasal s omademeex ami nemyc onnec t i onwi t ht heEas tCoas t . I t ' swher eIc omef r om andal ar gepar tofwhoIam.Igr ewupi nas mal lt own s ur r oundedbynat ur e,s oit endt ol ookf orgl i mps esoft hi ngst hatr emi ndmeoft hat her ei nOnt ar i o.Myar tc ombi nest her el at i ons hi pIhav ewi t ht hes et wowor l ds . Wher edoy oudr awy ouri ns pi r at i onsi ny ourc ur r entbodyofwor k ? Mos tofmywor ki si ns pi r edbyt henat ur eandt hel ands c apesar oundme.I nmyc ur r ent bodyofwor kIam begi nni ngt oi nt egr at ephot ogr aphyandi l l us t r at i oni nt ot hedes i gn andt ex t ur alas pec t sofmyhandbl owngl as spi ec es . Gl as sbl owi ngi sac ol l abor at i v epr oc es s ,whatar es omeoft hepr osandc onsi nwor k i ng wi t hs omeonet oas s i s ty oui nmak i ngy ourwor k ? Wor k i ngwi t hot herar t i s t sc ans omet i mesbec hal l engi ngbec aus eev er y onehasdi f f er ent way st hatt heydot hei rwor kands omet i mest hes ei deasc l as h.Butf ort hemos tpar t ,Ihav e f oundi tal mos tal way st obeapos i t i v el ear ni ngex per i enc e.Wheny ouwor kwi t hs omeone whos har est hes amepas s i onasy oudof ort hemedi um,t heex per i enc ei sus ual l yal way sa goodone.Thebes tpar ti st hatt hegl as sc ommuni t yi nTor ont oi ss os mal lt haty ouar e us ual l yj us ts pendi ngadaywor k i ngwi t hagoodf r i end,bounc i ngi deasof feac hot herand mak i ngar t .What ' sbet t ert hant hat ?


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Yours t udi oatHar bour f r ontCent r ei sav er ypubl i cs pac e–howdoes t hatef f ec ty ourpr oc es s ? Ihav ebeenatHar bour f r ontf orj us tov eray earnow.Atf i r s tIwasa l i t t l et ak enbac kwi t hhav i ngt oi nt er ac twi t ht hepubl i cwhi l et r y i ngt o f oc usonbl owi nggl as satt hes amet i me.Buti tdi dnott ak el ongf or met of i ndt hebal anc e.Yougetal otofpeopl epas s i ngt hr ough, t al k i ngt oy ouaboutwhaty ou' r emak i ng,andwhatt heyl i k eandwhat mak est hem ex c i t edaboutar t .I t ' sk i ndofl i k ehav i ngmi ni c r i t i ques ev er y day ,whi c hi sagoodt hi ng!I tk eepsmei nt unewi t ht hepeopl e whos uppor tusasar t i s t s .I tgi v esmer eali ns i ghti nt ohowmyar t af f ec t speopl e. Whatadv i c edoy ouhav ef orgl as sar t i s t ss t ar t i ngout ? Cr eat ewor kt hatmak esy ouhappy . . . t hi swi l lt r ans l at e. Whatpr oj ec t sar ey ouc ur r ent l ywor k i ngon? Cur r ent l yIam wor k i ngonapubl i car ti ns t al l at i onf ormyhomet own ofSac k v i l l e,NewBr uns wi c k .Iam c ol l abor at i ngwi t hagoodf r i end ofmi neandf el l owgl as sar t i s t ,Benj ami nKi k k er t .Thepi ec ei sgoi ng t obei ns t al l edi nt het ownhal landwi l lbeonper manentdi s pl ay begi nni ngi nFebr uar y ,2012.Thepi ec ewi l loc c upys i xs quar ef eet andwi l lc ons i s toff i v emol dbl owngl as ss c ul pt ur est hatwi l lhol d s y mbol i ci mager yr epr es ent i ngc er t ai nas pec t soft hehi s t or yoft he t own.Thi spr oj ec tmeanss omuc ht omeandIam s ohonor edf orust o hav ebeenc hos ent odoi t . nc has edes i gns . c a


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Maki ngbees waxc andl eshasl ongbeenapar tof

ourf ami l i eswi nt erac t i v i t i es .Weal ll ov et hes c ent t hatf i l l sourhomei nt hemak i ngandt hebur ni ng oft hec andl es .Fort hi spr oj ec ty ouwi l lneeds ome nat ur albees wax ,s omec andl ewi c k ,adoubl e boi l er ,anex t ac t ok ni f e,apenc i lorc hops t i c k ,at i n, f r oz enj ui c ec ont ai nerormi l kc ar t onandf or dec or at i ngs omes t oc k marwaxs heet sf or dec or at i ng.Ipur c has emywaxf r om al oc alhoney f ar mer ,buti ti sal s oav ai l abl eats omeheal t hf ood s t or esandonl i ne.Thedec or at i ngwaxi sav ai l abl e aty ourl oc alwal dor fs c hools t or eoronl i ne.


Meas ur eal engt hofwi c kandt i ei t ar oundapenc i lorc hops t i c k .If i ndi t hel pf ult os pr ayt het i norc ar t onwi t ha nons t i c kc ook i ngs pr ay .Pl ac et hewi c k i ns i det hec ont ai nerass howni nt he phot ogr aph

Mel tt hewaxi nt het opofadoubl e boi l er .Bev er yc ar ef ulnott oov er heat aswaxc ani gni t e.Wheni ti sc ompl et el y l i quef i edpouri ti nt ot hec ont ai ner .L eti t c oolatr oom t emper at ur eunt i ls ol i d. Foreas yr emov alpl ac ei ti nt hef r eez er f oraf ewhour s .

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