Tag Archives: family friendly food

The Truth About Corn

It’s rare to meet someone who doesn’t like corn on the cob. An epitome of summer foods, the smell of it boiling strong enough to draw people in from miles around. Unless you are blessed with a rack of metal wires across your teeth, it’s a simple & satisfying treat to dig into. I know, […]

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Fast and Furious Fried Rice

Of course the wonderful people at Huong Lan don’t call their fried rice Fast or Furious. To them and all their devoted patrons it’s known as #39-Special Fried Rice. However, it was so easy and so tasty that I just couldn’t help myself. I admit I still haven’t mastered the perfect fried rice technique, but […]

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No Sweat Apple Galette

I’m a sucker for a fancy food name and galette sounds so much more elaborate than messy upside down pie. Full disclosure: this girl can’t bake. Ahhhh, I mean, I can bake, if I need to but I don’t lo-ove it. The precision required is not part of my personality profile. The reason this delectable morsel came about was 1. […]

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Carnival Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

After ranting earlier in ‘Where do we go from here?’ about how we needed to leave the Dark Side (yes…they do have cookies) and follow the yellow brick road to Emerald Green Veggie City, I figured I had better post a pretty damn stupendous recipe. This one is sure to please. All of my six […]

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‘Pear’-fect Potato Salad

Next to sunshine on the beach, the most wonderful part about summer is SALAD! It is so easy to create a simple meal that features a few fresh flavours  with minimal fuss.  On my last trip to Coombs, my nearby foodie inspiration spot, I found a huge bag of fresh, island grown baby potatoes. I […]

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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.