Cedar-planked Salmon with *Bacon*, etc.!!

Mmmm, bacon. Mmmm, salmon. Mmmm, boozy goodness, maple syrup, citrus. Did I mention garlic? Mmmm, garlic…. Serves 2-8, depending on the size of the side of salmon/trout. So, this recipe is inspired by a recipe from Cooking with Booze by Ryan Jennings & David Steele (ISBN 978-1-55285-762-5), which, on its own is awesome, but this […]

Top recipe searches of 2013

I was doing a bit of research for an upcoming food media project and popped in to Google Zeitgeist to find out what the top recipe searches are at the moment. Who would have thought that recipes using spaghetti squash would be the most searched terms of 2013? Weird. Image unabashedly scooped from Fork + […]

Easy Costco lemon bars

A couple of days ago, my buddy Brian Chow from Chow Time, did a sweet video review of the cover recipe of Costco’s newest cookbook. Called Enjoy Cooking the Costco Way, the print version was available to U.S. Costco customers on that is Black Friday. The recipe? Lemon Bars. Even though I do the odd […]

The Garage Guy presents Tokyo Eats

This week I was fortunate to head to Japan for the Tokyo Motor Show thanks to Nissan Canada. While I was there, my buddy and fellow foodie, Brian Makse and I got separated from the herd on a trip to the Tokyo Sky Tree. Our trek back to the hotel led us to the shopping […]

Grilled new potatoes and spicy sausage

Super simple and yet full of flavour, this is a great mid-week dinner that takes no time to prepare. Ingredients: A few dozen baby new potatoes. You could mix it up with some of those multi-coloured ones if they are available. Half a dozen hot Italian sausages. Handful of grape tomatoes, halved. Fresh basil, chopped […]