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Crispy Fried Onion Rings

Crispy Fried Onion Rings

Crispy Fried Onion Rings with a homemade burger is a meal that always meets with the approval of MOST of my family.  I have one odd ball who does not like beef burgers even when I grind the meat fresh and make them from scratch.  […]

French Onion Soup

French Onion Soup

This French Onion Soup is delicious and pretty simple to make.  I am not sure how restaurants botch up French Onion Soup.  In fact, this French Onion Soup is so yummy that I made it with every intention of blogging it but ended up eating […]

Rosemary Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Rosemary Garlic Roasted Potatoes

Rosemary Garlic Roasted Potatoes are delicious and easy to make!  They are one of my family’s favourites and always get rave reviews.  One thing I love about Rosemary Garlic Roasted Potatoes is that they require little effort.  Easy peasy.

Sourdough Banana Mini Loaves annnnd the furnace update…..

Sourdough Banana Mini Loaves annnnd the furnace update…..

  Well on the down side, we still have no furnace and the nights are down to minus 15 degrees Celcius (5 degrees F).  Time to cuddle up!  On the up side, I made these Sourdough Banana Mini Loaves today and they are delicious!!! Take […]

Cream of Potato and Thyme Soup

Cream of Potato and Thyme Soup

Furnace Update and Cream of Potato and Thyme Soup…… Well, the furnace update is as follows:  my indoor thermometer read 13 degrees this morning when I woke up.  That is 55 degrees F for my American friends and freaking chilly.  Instead of being a food […]

Wood fired Brie Pizza with Carmelized Onions and Poached Pears

Wood fired Brie Pizza with Carmelized Onions and Poached Pears

At my house, we put in an outdoor kitchen a couple of years ago because, well you know, one kitchen to clean isn’t enough. As part of that project, we installed a wood-fired pizza oven.  Despite the huge effort and expense of building our outdoor […]

Autumn Slaw

Autumn Slaw

Today, I am sitting in Napa, California having finished my fourth day of my Farm to Table Culinary Boot Camp!  I am attending the Culinary Institute of America for a five day course.  Super stoked to improve my kitchen skills.  Tomorrow we create our own […]