On the grand scale of things Canada is quite a minor player when it comes to automotive market share. We buy about two million new vehicles per year. Compare that to the Americans and the Australians who buy more than double that amount....Read More »
As a youngster, practically everyone I knew had a rhubarb patch in their back yard. I was always fascinated with its thick pinkish red stalks and big, elephant-like leaves. It was a perfect spot to play hide-and-go-seek as I would...Read More »
You know you’ve got a successful product in your portfolio when it’s been around for multiple decades. In the case of the Ford Explorer, it’s celebrating its 30th birthday next year.
With the brand new,...Read More »
Ever take a walk in the forest in the Spring and notice young shoots of unfurled ferns? If you have, it’s a fern getting ready to open up. It is at this stage when the fiddleheads are picked and cooked. It’s a...Read More »
Shrimp and avocado salad is a follow up from last month’s post. The inspiration for this dish comes from the caesar granita I made; it was placed over freshly shucked oysters. However, not everyone is a fan of oysters and I get...Read More »
Despite the fact that I’ve been driven hundreds of vehicles and logged thousands of kilometers behind the wheel, it’s always a bit shocking when I come across a vehicle that I’ve never driven before.
Such is true with...Read More »
Often times car manufactures come up with questionable names for their vehicles. For instance, why would AMC think that Gremlin would make a good name? Likewise, who wants to admit to driving a Probe? Ford apparently saw no issue with it....Read More »
Mr. S recently came back from India and while he was there, he taunted me with photos of the food he was eating. He’s been to India numerous times for work and I have yet to go. His trip was the inspiration for pakoras and...Read More »
“Take the Cherokee,” I texted back to my friend.
She was in the process of playing the rental car lottery. She had originally chosen a compact car when she reserved it online, but after getting to the rental agency, she was...Read More »