Articles written by: Barry Lazar

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Flavour Guy: It took me 68 years to become a balaboost

It was the lawnmower that did it. We have a cottage in P.E.I. Why P.E.I?

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Flavour Guy: This Old Man remembers That Old Man, better known as Dad

“Hey old man,” my daughter calls me. And I laugh, wearing the phrase lightly. I don’t consider myself old (who does?).

Flavour Guy: Will the city’s compost bins end our marriage?
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Flavour Guy: Will the city’s compost bins end our marriage?

The sprig of mint was part of the delicious but unpronounceable Thai salad. My mate took it and put it to the side. “I’m going to take it home and grow it,” she said.

Flavour Guy: Don’t ridicule this April fool and his bird
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Flavour Guy: Don’t ridicule this April fool and his bird

April is the cruellest month, wrote T.S. Elliot. It’s cruel, he implies, because it disturbs. But, in April, something starts to happen. Here is the end of this part of the poem.

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Kitchen essentials from the Flavourguy

Here’s all you need. Or mostly what you need.

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Flavour Guy: I’m the re-dundancy in my kitchen

The machines have won. The recent Consumer Electronics trade show in Las Vegas has shown me the future.

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Flavour Guy: Look to the sweeter side of 2017 — with balance

Resolve to evolve. 2017 is going to be a year of change. Huge change. Well, ok, change. Change is good.

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Flavour Guy Barry Lazar reflects on his life and the Times

My pen in hand, my hat askew, / and the interviewee asks, who are you?

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Flavour Guy: Lessons from my life long teacher, brisket — that tough hombre

I have much to learn. The meat has much to tell.

Flavour Guy: Fire, friends & food: the three basics of a great BBQ
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Flavour Guy: Fire, friends & food: the three basics of a great BBQ

Our theme is summer sights. What is a more beautiful summer sight than a BBQ? Of course, this is the Flavourguy’s rhetorical question.