Monthly Archives: December 2010
In one of my blog’s, I discussed knives and things to look for when shopping for one. After I wrote it, I thought, there was one thing I missed that should be touched upon.
The day … Read more
When we bought our second house, it had an addition on the back of it that the former owners had been using as their living room. At more than 200 sq. ft., we saw it as the perfect … Read more
For those of you who caught my piece on traditional Xmas dishes on CBC Radio the other day, here are the recipes for Figgy Pudding, Sugar Plums and the Wassial Bowl. Enjoy!
Baked Apples, Ruby Port & Brown Beer Wassail … Read more
While at a Christmas party on the weekend, I had someone approach me to ask my opinion on kitchen knives, or more specifically, one that one that would stay sharp and last a long time.
That’s a bit … Read more
I have to admit that for some reason, I’m hooked on Survivor. I know, I know, it’s about as realistic as Charlie Sheen as a sober and sane person, but hey, I like it.
As a foodie, I … Read more
The Oil of My Eye
For people who cook a lot, a kitchen, no matter what size you make it, can never be big enough.
When we moved from our first house, a 700 sq. ft or so bungalow, I … Read more
If there’s one thing that drives me batty about my Dad, is that he absolutely loves boiled ribs.
I can’t be too hard on him as that is what he was taught by his Dad as the … Read more
I know I just talked about how smoking cigarettes affects your ability to taste food, but I have to touch on the subject once more.
As a person who spent a ton of time working in various restaurants, … Read more
The expression, ‘you can’t see the forest for the trees’ applies itself to cooking rather well. I think in this day and age with the proliferation of sources that feature and discuss food, we’re under a constant barrage … Read more