When rummaging in my garden for dinner, I tend to reach for kale over the Swiss chard. I think that’s because I never really came upon the right flavor combo that seemed over- the- top- delicious. Well, those days are over. The combination of spicy hot pepper flakes, pink salt, olive oil, and the zip [...]
Oct 22 2013
Oct 19 2013
If I could only eat one kind of protein forever, it would have to be seafood. Are you with me? Shrimp, calamari, oysters, crab, lobster — I love it all. I also happen to love a generous sprinkle of freshly grated Parmesan cheese on top of any seafood pasta. I know, it’s a big Italian […]
As the autumn leaves have started falling and the pumpkins, squash and other fall delicacies fill the grocery store I once again feel like the season is already slipping away! As soon as Canadian Thanksgiving is over, it seems that the all the Christmas decorations start to make their way through. But wait! I’m still […]
This recipe came to be as I was looking for a quick dessert to make on a Sunday afternoon. I don’t do so religiously, but whenever possible, I love to make Sunday nights a roast chicken dinner dinner. It soothes me. Sunday night are not usually my favourite — the weekends always go by too […]
Oct 13 2013
While many Maine chowders look alike, this gorgeous brew has eye appeal to add to its gustatory delight!
Oct 10 2013
I’ve had a huge box of pears on my porch steps for a week now and I have finally decided what to do with them…pickled pears! Perfect with a cheese plate or on a holiday spread.
Oct 08 2013
This combination of real Maine maple syrup and apples in this dressing makes it the ideal complement to fall salads.
I can’t say it enough: Fall is my all-time favourite season of the year. I get giddy as the air crisps up and never get tired of seeing all the different pumpkins and gourds in the storefronts. Autumn in Toronto is generally short-lived, so I do my best to enjoy every second of it before […]
Sep 26 2013
If you like to shop the farm stands, Autumn may be one of your favorite times of year. Bins of every kind of pumpkin, squash, and gourd offer their unique personalities for our culinary and decorating pleasure.
Sep 24 2013
A simple ingredients list makes this recipe easy to shop for and prepare. Delicious seafood dish in a few easy steps!