Mac n cheese, hamburger & pizza soup

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Sometimes recipes are inspired by the craziest conversations. The other night while having a silly conversation with the 16 year old, I said something along the lines of “you give me an idea and I will find the ingredients in the pantry. I just need help with ideas sometimes.” His response was “ok, so how […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Cousin John's Ranchero Sauce

“I promise you I’d eat that crap on eggs, chicken, beef, hell even an old shoe would be edible with it.” Cousin John. Knowing that I love to try new things, my cousin John sent over a recipe for his favourite version of ranchero sauce. I had never really put any thought to the Tex-Mex […]