Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup

It’s a quiet sunday, with the fall/winter chill in the air. It’s soup time! I have been inspired by friends making soup recently, so I thought I would give it a go myself. Using a recipe from a Better Homes and Gardens “Fast and Healthy”...
Stuffed Shells

Stuffed Shells

I learned to make stuffed shells when I was just a wee lad working at Geno’s. Geno’s is no more but I still remember a thing or two that I learned at my first restaurant job. This isn’t the exact recipe. It’s been kicked up a notch or two but...
Peach and Blackberry Galette

Peach and Blackberry Galette

When life gives you lemons you make lemonade. When life gives you an abundance of peaches you make a peach galette. On the way back from Penticton we stopped by my friend Emma’s mother’s place in Peachland. Yes. That’s right, Peachland. We had a...
Gnocchi With a Tasty Cream Sauce

Gnocchi With a Tasty Cream Sauce

Julianne and I met each other for the first time on this day three years ago. A special day calls for a special pasta. It doesn’t mean it has to be really complex. It took more time to cut things up than it did to actually make the sauce and pasta. Sometimes the...
Sazerac Cocktail

Sazerac Cocktail

The Sazerac cocktail is rumoured to be the worlds first cocktail. It hails from New Orleans and it’s mighty tasty. It was originally made with brandy but now it’s made with rye. Canada makes some fine rye whisky. I’ve started to really like using...
Rack of Lamb with Israeli Couscous and Glazed Carrots

Rack of Lamb with Israeli Couscous and Glazed Carrots

Julianne and I have come to love the taste of lamb. Too bad it’s getting so expensive. When I find a nice rack of lamb or leg that’s not too expensive I always pick it up. Tonight I made a porcini crusted rack of lamb along with Israeli couscous and glazed...

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