I picked up a bottle of Wiser’s Deluxe Rye last Friday, lit the grill and blended up a pair of cocktails, one sippable and the other quaffable. Canadian rye whisky is versatile enough to make something that will satisfy just about anybody – appropriately, a very Canadian characteristic. Continue reading Canadian Summer Cocktails with Wiser’s Deluxe Rye
Just for fun, here’s a recipe for perfectly roasted baby potatoes that works every time. Continue reading Illustration Friday – The Big Breakfast
This recipe is total junk food crack, and it works just as well with kids, for a bunch of sports fans before a game, or on the patio in the summer downing glasses of rose. Continue reading 2 Secrets to Perfect Fried Calamari (with Lime Chipotle Aioli)
Turmeric Curry Fried Rice with caramelized onion, chicken and peas
Continue reading Curry Fried Rice with Caramelized Onion, Chicken and Peas and Peppery Turmeric Curry Powder recipe (with vegan or vegetarian options)
Note: Scroll straight to the bottom for the full recipe, The Perfect Baking Sheet Pizza Pie. Friday nights were pizza night in our house when I was growing up. Pizza Night was a family tradition. The week’s menu was always written out in my mother’s longhand and taped on the inside of the kitchen cupboard. I would come home from school and stare longingly at … Continue reading The 5 Magical Secrets to Perfect Homemade Pan Pizza every single time; plus, a recipe for The Perfect Baking Sheet Pizza Pie.
Mapu tofu is an umami-packed powerhouse of chilli and pepper that sucked me into Chinatown diners and alerted me to the unbelievable depth possible in vegetarian cookery. Continue reading Mapo Tofu with Shiitake Mushroom (Vegan)
There are certain meals that slap you out of a waking sleep. I remember the exact moment I first tasted this salsa verde con piña. Continue reading Puerto Escondido – Salsa Verde con Piña