Returning in 2017 - The J.K. Farm

Summer Dinner Series

Returning in 2017 - The J.K. Farm

Summer Dinner Series

Warm Autumn Reflections on the Summer Dinner Series

There was a tang in the air. The leaves on the trees glowed with their Thanksgiving colours that Andy Goldsworthy finds so fascinating. Chase and I made sure there was plenty of firewood around. We would need to get the wood stove going in the loafing barn Saturday evening for the first time all summer. Victoria wanted the Tom Dean “Mercy” burning barrel close to the entrance so that everyone could see the fire from their seats. Crispy Confit of Pork was to be one of the hors d’oeuvres on the ridge so we needed to burn a fire there too.

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Warm Autumn Reflections on the Summer Dinner Series

There was a tang in the air. The leaves on the trees glowed with their Thanksgiving colours that ...

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Reflections on the Season

So here it is October and nature never ceases to amaze. It was like the garden was somehow in stasis all summer, barely staying alive. Now, with a bit of rain in August and September the garden responds. Several passes through the tomato patch have yielded the deepest red, most beautiful tomatoes that now have been transformed into litres upon litres of sauce, the taste of which is indescribably delicious.

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Reflections on the Season

So here it is October and nature never ceases to amaze. It was like the garden was somehow in sta...

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Polished Gems Around the Table

Bruno François said to me, “you know Jamie, what I have begun to realize is that more than making my way as a wine and cider maker, I value the friends I have made in the community that has grown here in Prince Edward County.” I agree with Bruno and I am fascinated by how the ground has shifted in this rural region.

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Polished Gems Around the Table

Bruno François said to me, “you know Jamie, what I have begun to realize is that more than making...

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On Sundials, Tamales and Limestone

I am noticing how the sunlight plays on the side of the barn. This year we constructed an arbour covering the area of our outdoor kitchen. The idea was to allow, through the slatted roof, filtered sunlight to enter the space. It is a breezy spot, pleasant to work in, and sheltered from the direct glare of the sun.

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On Sundials, Tamales and Limestone

I am noticing how the sunlight plays on the side of the barn. This year we constructed an arbour ...

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How Nature Rebounds

I saw the most spectacular moonrise around midnight this past Friday. I was walking and leaving a message on my cell phone when I caught a glimpse of this glow on the horizon. I had to hang up and just watch as this immense orange orb started climbing up the eastern sky. The horses in the barnyard were confused by the moon shadow and unusual intensity of light. They were unsettled and refused to go into their stalls. This beautiful natural event also seemed to usher in a shift in the season.

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How Nature Rebounds

I saw the most spectacular moonrise around midnight this past Friday. I was walking and leaving a...

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GIFT CERTIFICATES ~ 2017 J.K. Farm Summer Dinner Series

J.K. The Jamie Kennedy Cookbook

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J.K. The Jamie Kennedy Cookbook

$39.99

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Books are back in stock! This reprint of the first edition features a new front and back cover.

J.K. The Jamie Kennedy Cookbook
by Jamie Kennedy with Ivy Knight; photography by Jo Dickins
Harpercollins Canada, 2014



Canada's most celebrated chef reveals his food and his story.

No chef in Canada is more respected for his devotion to local, seasonal, sustainable gastronomy, and his relentless pursuit to define and celebrate Canada's unique regional culinary character, than Jamie Kennedy. Kennedy has been at the forefront of Canada's farm-to-table, slow food and local food movements. In this journey, he has helped to nurture and strengthen the community of like-minded producers, chefs and consumers. Moreover, he has inspired others to join him in following this traditional yet revolutionary philosophy. Throughout his illustrious and sometimes challenging career, JK has always held the same truths to be fundamental to his food. With JK: The Jamie Kennedy Cookbook, he offers everyone a taste of his extraordinary cooking. From his early days cooking at The Three Small Rooms in Toronto to Scaramouche and on to his own restaurants, the Palmerston, the ROM, JK Wine Bar and Gilead, among others, his food has evolved, but his outlook has never wavered. From French fries to Cornish hen galantines, from rhubarb jellies to pickled ramps, JK's philosophy of simplicity and pleasure shines through. In this celebration of Canadian food, Jamie Kennedy also reveals much about his life's work, his challenges and successes, and his engagement in a culinary and cultural revolution. Soupstock, Empty Bowls and Local Food Movement dinners, all essential events on the foodie calendar, are part of Jamie's signature "food fight" for food security, supporting local producers and feeding the underserved.

Jamie Kennedy, in his food and his life's work, is a quietly radical, deeply committed activist. His passions are evident in this extraordinary cookbook. Written with Canada's cutting edge culinary writer Ivy Knight, and featuring the stunning photography of Jo Dickins, J.K.: The Jamie Kennedy Cookbook will turn heads, open minds and have readers running to their kitchens to start cooking magnificent food.

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