Spicy double chocolate caramel cookies and … turtles

Let me start by saying thanks to April at Silverflux for helping me clean up my site! She’s awesome. You guys like the new look? Now, let’s get down to

Jingly melons

Now there’s a blog post title that creates some mental imagery, no? Here comes Part 2 in my three part series “Big odd green things I found at the grocery

Breadfruit. Not bread. May be fruit. But not fruity

This post is the first in a series of three: Big odd green things I found at the grocery store this week. Big odd green thing #1: Breadfruit. You know

A dangerous-eating road trip to New Orleans

As much as I love to cook, sometimes it’s great not to cook. While I get excited to try something new in the kitchen, I also love my restaurants, or nice

Sausage with a heart

I’ve been procrastinating writing this post for a number of reasons, even though I’ve had the idea for it for some time. The first reason I’ve been dragging is that

Pink pumpkins

Today’s post is a tribute to my friend Joanna at Midwesternbite. If I remember correctly, Joanna feels that (a) There is far too much pumpkin madness in the fall in

Moose Balls

Yeah, I’d eat Bullwinkle. (What are Rocky and Bullwinkle doing in that picture?) But anyway, I’d definitely eat Bullwinkle. Here’s how this is relevant. My most recent dangerous cooking was

Bee-ing healthy again — Bee Pollen Oat Squares

Well, the airplanes breaking the sound barrier over my house right now tell me that it’s back-to-school time once again. You see, for two weeks each year, Toronto hosts the

A knack for sumac

After a family day of skiing and lazing around at the cottage, my family members had built up quite a thirst. (That’s my little guy who’s only four. His board-sport

The Egg Award 2014 and My Non-entry, Lavender Creme Brûlée with Matcha Mousse

Did you know that a chef’s hat originally had one hundred pleats in it, supposedly because any self-respecting chef should know how to prepare an egg in one hundred ways?