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 »
Porchetta (por-ketta) is an Italian meat dish made from pork belly, wrapped around a pork loin, and roasted for several hours. This is my first time making this and decided to leave the pork loin out for two reasons; it was my first time...Read More »
I was trying to think of what to call this dish. It’s not a true Caprese salad as I did not include basil. Tomato and mozzarella salad sounds so blah but there’s an ingredient that most definitely does not make this any...Read More »
A Caesar, a classic Canadian cocktail, is as popular as its American counterpart the Bloody Mary. So what’s the difference, you ask? The ingredients include Clamato, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco, salt (and perhaps celery salt),...Read More »
Usually it’s a performance laden muscle car, a $100,000 German luxury sedan or a spritely roadster.
But this time it was a Ford Ranger.
I am of course referring to the amount of attention I sometimes get from the press...Read More »