I hobbled out this morning to the forested bit we have in the back of our yard to see if my ramps survived. For those who are unfamiliar with ramps, they are Allium tricoccum. Ramps are a species of wild onion, sometimes called wild leeks.… Read More
We enjoyed dinner out tonight with friends at Anatolia, a Turkish restaurant in the former Etobicoke, just a 10 minute drive north of where we live. It turned out to be an early birthday celebration for Tuffy P, whose birthday is actually this coming Sunday.… Read More
….that say you shouldn’t put a fried egg on top of a salad? I did it and I didn’t hear sirens.
Roast beef on warm skillet cornbread, with a cool Pompous Ass English Pale Ale.
Last night we went out to 850 degrees here in Long Branch for pizza with Marianne and Steve (Georgie’s new best friends) – who are likely back in Vancouver by now. It was great to see them while they were in town! We’re really fortunate… Read More
One of my favourite ways of cooking involves improvising in my trusty cast iron pan. I was thinking about that today when I stopped in at Starsky’s for some groceries. I bought some beautiful spicy Slovak sausage and some fresh veggies to go along with… Read More
can’t cook without an audience of newfs!
Start with one MacIntosh apple. Leave the peel on and slice it into slivers. Get a medium sized pot. Take 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melt it and add one and a half tablespoons of your favourite hot curry powder blend. When melted, add the apples… Read More
It wasn’t until after I realized that the cabbages I bought for cabbage rolls were not the most well-suited for the job that I remembered how fussy my mom was about her cabbages. You see, I only make cabbage rolls on the occasional Christmas. Now… Read More
Vegetarian friends it’s time for you to surf another part of the web for a few moments because this post is all about meat. Not just meat – it’s about a Polish skewered meat dish called patychky which we grew up calling simply “meat sticks”.… Read More