Grilled Corn, Tomato and Bacon relish

I’ve been more than a little bit bored with your regular mustard and relish type condiments on my burger these last few months, which has led me to try out some new things. Last Summer I started using store bought corn relish. Tired even of that, I decided to step it up a notch with […]

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 […]

Pizza Dough from Scratch

This recipe is a variation on the one that was offered through the LCBO’s Food and Drink magazine, back in the winter of 2008. We make pizza once a week now — I honestly can’t remember the last time we got delivery! Yield: enough for 2 thin-crust 12-inch pizzas, so by all means, halve the […]

Acorn Squash with Maple Syrup Butter

Our latest dinner party was themed “Touched By Fire”.  Everything that was made had to be either touched by the flame or extra hot in some way.  I gave the oldest child the job of finding a veggie that would fit the bill and this is what she came up with.  Even though our first […]