I‘ve had a turkey in my freezer since New Year’s day, waiting for cooperative weather to cook it on the BBQ. The mercury climbed to 7C this afternoon and the winds were low so it was perfect! With the Butterball stuffed turkey, I was able to cook it directly from the freezer, no need to […]
I experimented with 3 different pizzas today. With my new Kitchenaid mixer, doing the dough is a breeze! The first one was a canadian style with whole wheat crust: homemade tomato sauce, pepperoni, onions, peppers, mushrooms, bacon with mozzarella cheese. My next one is actually my favorite: rosemary crust, sauteed apples (I normally use pears, but […]
I’m pathetic. I wake up in the morning with a single thought: What am I going to have to eat?? I read a few sections of the Toronto Star and before 8am I had decided to do my version of the Margherita pizza featured in the Living section. Here’s pic as I’m putting it on […]
Fantastic weather + Terrific friends + Fabulous food = Great Party!! What else could one wish for??
More pictures but this time from the 2006 affair! Maybe I’m a bit nostalgic because I stored the garden furniture this past week-end and the deck is so bare without the beer fridge ready to dispense refreshing beverages….
I LOVE corn dogs! Really love them and only friends who’ve visited a fair with me would know that. I might be somewhat ashamed of my love for them but every summer, I buy a box of 20 of the Pogo ones and warm them on the BBQ for solo lunches on week-ends. They’re ok […]
I go through this every once in a while and I’m right in the middle of it right now: using up all the food in the freezer and in the pantry! I’m trying to keep my grocery purchases to a minimum with only fresh staples and want to eat what I have already stored. I’ve […]
I will most propably have many posts on cooking, cuisines and restaurants: 3 passions of mine. I no longer cook a lot; cooking for one is depressing therefore I favor simple 1-dish meals. But given the opportunity and an appreciative recipient, I will cook up a storm! My father is on his way for a […]