Profile of Karl Wells

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  • The blueberry farmer

    Dining out - Jeff Milner has turned approximately 300 acres of leased land in Central Newfoundland into prime blueberry fields. The retired RCMP ...

  • Valentine's most delicious

    Tomorrow is Valentine's Day and among the jewelry, perfume, roses and other gifts given will be plenty of chocolate. One Valentine's couple with ...

  • On Bones and Braising

    After I left home in my early 20s, I began to cook for myself. It was either that or live on whatever a tin might provide: beans, bully beef, ...

  • Karl's top 10 restaurants 2009

    Dining out in 2009 provided more evidence that St. John's and environs has a vibrant and rapidly developing restaurant scene. Three restaurants ...

  • Remembering Nov. 22, 1963

    Many of you won't remember because you were either too young or not yet born. But I, like millions of others, remember hearing the news of U.S. ...

  • King of the field

    We praise all the flowers that we fancy Sip the nectar of fruit ere they're peeled, Ignoring the common old tater When, in fact, he's the King ...

  • Being the best we can be

    It may be a hangover from Confederation-era rhetoric that fostered the notion that all things associated with the mainland are better. Who knows? ...

  • The Making of 'One Chef One Critic'

    The neat thing about doing a TV series in your house is that instead of going to work, your work comes to you. That's pretty cool. Of course, ...

  • St. John's Farmers' Market

    It was an overcast but warm morning. I was told to be early if I wanted to catch the best of the St. John's Farmers' Market. As I drove to the ...

  • 'Julie & Julia' offers a visual feast for foodies

    "You are the butter to my bread, and the breath to my life." With those words, Paul Child, husband of the larger than life, peculiar speaking, ...