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 »
As a cook, one needs to be flexible. The other day I was cleaning out a cubby hole where a pile of paper with scribbled recipes waited; some were tossed either because the dish was made or it wasn’t something I wanted to make. I...Read More »
Big, spicy flavours, creative meat combinations, and non-burger dishes in burger form were just a few of the trends that appeared for the 2019 edition of Halifax Burger Week, and with over 140 options this year, dedicated burger fans had their work...Read More »
Easter is fast approaching and if you have young children, chances are you have an Easter egg hunt all planned out. It was a ritual in our home as it was when I was a child. The thing is, though, as you grow older you begin to wonder...Read More »
When one lives in a geographical location with four distinct seasons, Spring is the one I look forward to the most. It signals a time of rebirth and a hint of what lies ahead…warmer weather and longer days equals more time spent...Read More »
My paternal grandmother was the queen of doughnuts! Hers was the precursor to what Canadian’s lovingly call timbits. The only part of a doughnut my grandfather liked was the hole left behind from the doughnut cutter. I...Read More »
This is more like it.
When it comes to the new Infiniti QX50, the new styling direction is a smash hit to my eyes.
That said, literally any style change would have been an improvement over the previous generation QX50, which...Read More »