Articles written by: Barry Lazar

Flavour Guy: Give the joy of overdoing it
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Flavour Guy: Give the joy of overdoing it

The best gift I ever gave was a dinner for two.

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Flavour Guy: Distance casts a fog over remembrance, retellings

Autumn discomfits us. It is really two seasons in one.

Flavour Guy: If the party leaders are chefs, who’s writing the menu?
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Flavour Guy: If the party leaders are chefs, who’s writing the menu?

A man walks into a restaurant. It features a buffet. There are several extended tables. Each is stacked with more food than he could have imagined.

Flavour Guy: Venture into the woods for barbecue and brownies
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Flavour Guy: Venture into the woods for barbecue and brownies

Comparing the Magee Bostonian with the Cuisinart Gourmet Outdoor Oven gives Flavourguy an opportunity to look at the world of serious outdoor cooking.

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Flavour Guy: Lazy days, radio baseball and burgers

To paraphrase the Lovin’ Spoonful: hot days, summer in the city, feet up, bum down, who needs to get around town…

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Flavour Guy: The inner, growling battle – to eat or not to eat

The theme of this issue is “fight the good fight and support the underdog.” Of course, underdog makes the Flavourguy think about what is under the dog – sauerkraut works, some ballpark mustard, relish on top.

Waffle by Dvortygirl
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Flavour Guy: Creative cooking when the child moves out

I am looking for a new word, something positive for the emotional state parents feel when a child moves out.

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Flavour Guy at Hannukah: The perfect dish for Happy Challah Days

This time of year, it is frankly discomfiting to be a Jew, possibly a Muslim, indubitably an atheist. One puts aside personal traditions and cultural baggage and makes way for the big white-bearded guy with a sack of toys.

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Flavour Guy: My delicious reading collection

Shh, quiet back there. We are in the middle of a tour of the Flavour Guy bookshelves.

Flavour Guy: Chef goes aspirational
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Flavour Guy: Chef goes aspirational

I found out recently what kind of cook I am. I hadn’t thought of labeling myself. If anything, I would say that I was modestly eclectic