According to Judy

According to Judy

How long Is a longtime? by Judy Schultz That’s how long I’ve been writing this column. A longtime. It’s been eight years of columns, many written from New Zealand or elsewhere. Happily, I’ve never missed a deadline, and it’s been great fun ranting away in The Tomato about anything from soup to nuts; but enough. …



According to Judy

Cooking the Books by Judy Schultz Ta-daah! The 2016 crop of cookbooks has arrived, while a stack of oldies-but-goodies demands re-reads. Certain cookbooks are timeless, and so good they deserve a place in your collection, no matter if they’ve hit the backlists. The Kitchen Diaries, I and II, by Nigel Slater. His books are generally …



According to Judy

The Bird Man of Strathcona County: A tribute to Rick Wood-Samman by Judy Schultz Way back in 1990, a man bought a few acres of land east of Edmonton bordering Elk Island Park. He had a bright idea about the land. Rick Wood-Samman, aka Dirt Willy, was famous for bright ideas, from vintage sports cars …