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 […]

French Onion Soup

French onion soup is one of those things we used to only eat at a restaurant because I could never get the broth to taste quite the way I liked it. That said, not all French onion soups at restaurants are good, no two are alike.  Here is my “go to” French onion soup recipe […]

Photobombin' the rhubarb

Photo bomb aside, look closely at this photo. That massive mass of leaves is rhubarb and the oniony looking things are garlic. In the first week of May. In Ontario. Crazy!

Brussel Sprouts in a Cream Sauce

Growing up in an English family, brussel sprouts were always a part of any big meal.  My mom would boil them perfectly every time and I really enjoyed them as a kid.  When G and I got married and I mentioned making sprouts as a side dish for Christmas or Thanksgiving dinner, he was never […]

Food porn: Rustic garlic bread pizza

I hate to sound like a total knob, but the discovery of home made pizza dough at 43 years of age has been somewhat of an epiphany for me. Last week I found a simple variation for garlic bread pizza courtesy of Jamie’s Italy. So simple: Toss your dough to the size you want. Brush […]