Archive | May, 2014

Comforting Kapusniak (KAH-PUSH-KNEE-ACK)

Let me just start by saying I absolutely LOVE sauerkraut. It tastes like home to me, so this soup has become an instant favourite. The added health bonus of sauerkraut is attractive too…high in vitamin C, helps prevent ulcers and a great probiotic food. It’s super easy to throw together and the taste is reminiscent […]

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A Rooster by any other name…

Even if you’ve never lived on a farm, you know who is in charge of the morning wake-up call. “Cock-A-Doodle-Doo!” Yup, our noble friend the Rooster. Did you know however, that his call is a little different depending on which country you are in? In Portugal they cry ‘Cocorococo’, in Iceland they sound like ‘Gaggalagaggalagó’, […]

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Curry Chicken Wraps

It was a crazy, busy weekend. Prom, parties and the regular onslaught of kid activities. The rain stopped once or twice to let the clouds refuel…that was it. So by Sunday evening I was in NO mood to cook anything fancy. Unfortunately I still wanted a cozy family meal to draw everyone back to the table […]

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steps to the light

that perfect hand...

In Ocean's 11, Danny said that "the house always wins. If you play long enough, never change the stakes, then the house takes you. Unless, when that perfect hand comes along, you bet big... and then, you take the house." Here's the hand I've been dealt, sometimes it's risky and sometimes it's safe, but all the time... it's perfect. It's mine.