How to write a Cookbook, in 12 Easy Steps

1) When you get your book deal in March, cry a little. Maybe a lot. Celebrate with wine and the friends who cheered you on as you wrote your proposal. Really enjoy these moments with them, because you're not going to see them for a long time; it's just going to be you, your writing partner, and that guy with the glasses who always gets the good corner seat at the coffee shop. 

BC Shellfish Festival (Part 2/2): Wine, Wine, Seafood, Seafood

After hanging out with geoducks and oyster seeds, it was time to toast the shellfish industry in the Comox Valley. How better to do that than with wine and seafood?