I Forgot My Own Birthday

I Forgot My Own Birthday

Happy Birthday Gourmet Project!
On Thursday March 6th The Gourmet Project had its first birthday, and I forgot to mark the occasion.
I’ve been having a wonderful time cooking, photographing, and writing the blog and I’ve been thrilled with the steady growth in readership over the past year. My first month out the site had 142 unique [...]

8 March 2008 | The Project | 4 Comments
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Winter Vacation

Winter Vacation

Happy Holidays,
After great visits with family and friends over the past few days, I’m heading off to the airport to join my dining companion and her family for a ski vacation. I’ll have plenty of time to relax and write about food, but only sporadic internet access. Look for updates in batches between here and [...]

27 December 2007 | The Project | 2 Comments
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Double Digits

Check it out! I’m 10% of the way through The Project. Just 1164 more recipes to go.

7 December 2007 | The Project | 4 Comments
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New Kid On The Block

I’m pleased to introduce a new food and wine blog to the web. My dining companion has started writing about the restaurants we visit, the wines we drink, the products we love, and her experiences as devotee of the good life in Montreal. I look forward to her lessons in leisure, and invite you all [...]

30 October 2007 | Food Blogs, The Project | 3 Comments
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Tags

I’ve decided that in addition to the chapter categories we’ve already got, I’m going to go back and add free-form tags to my posts thus far, and to use them for posts going forward. I suspect that this is going to drive people who follow The Project through RSS nuts, as every item will show [...]

29 October 2007 | The Project | 2 Comments
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Flattery Will Get You Everywhere

Flattery Will Get You Everywhere

My friend, and regular Gourmet Project commenter, Nique writes a weekly comic devoted to thinly veiled jabs at the people in her life. This week she shows her appreciation for The Project. Check out all of her fine work at niqueworks.ca.
In other news, operation 60 in 60 is significantly behind. I’ve done 30 in 45, [...]

31 August 2007 | The Project | 6 Comments
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Some Rights Reserved

I’ve decided to license all of the content on this site under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License . What this means is that you are welcome to reuse, remix, sample, mash-up, fool around with, build upon, and otherwise express your creativity with all of the content of this blog. As with any good [...]

20 August 2007 | The Project | Comments Off
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Catching Up

I’ve been looking through the backlog of recipes I’ve prepared, but still have to blog. While I’m doing well on the cooking, I’m way behind and slipping on the blogging. As of today’s count I’m 60 recipes behind, and I’m blogging midwinter recipes in July. Life coaches and fitness gurus are forever telling Oprah to [...]

17 July 2007 | The Project | 2 Comments
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Sprucing Up

There are a couple of new features and tweaks to the look and feel of the site. The technical wizard at Kebes inc. has whipped up a statistics page so you can track my progress in fine detail. Click on the Progress Bar, or the Statistics page link in the sidebar to see it.
Another nice [...]

15 July 2007 | The Project | 8 Comments
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A 50th Recipe Perspective

With the writeup of the 50th post, it’s time to take a look at how things are going. There are 1293 recipes in the book, and in the past 127 days I’ve blogged 50 of them. At this rate I’ll be finished on July 7th 2016, that’s assuming I can keep my cooking ahead of [...]

11 July 2007 | The Project | 6 Comments
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