Category: Extreme Foodie

Cooking in Season

Wild Nettle-kopita

A springtime favourite, Spanakopita made with wild nettles instead of spinach = Nettlekopita. I’m sure the Greeks would …

Apr 18, 2011

Cooking in Season

Homemade Organic Chicken Stock

I have been ill with the never-ending fluish thing for almost two weeks now. A full week of …

Mar 16, 2011

My Life in Food

It Must be Awards Season

I am curled up at home, hit hard with the flu that has been going around. Blech. I …

Mar 2, 2011


Japanese Sour Cherry and Green Tea Sorbet

Very early spring is all about Japanese cherry blossoms and fresh new flavours. This early spring weekend marks …

Feb 10, 2011


Bittersweet Chocolate Taste-Off

Here’s my problem:  I like to use the phrase “business write-off” to justify lots of impulsive food purchases. …

Feb 5, 2011

Cooking in Season

Foodie Gifts and Stocking Stuffers

  I’ve been planning and photo-taking for this post for almost a month. But here I am, five days before …

Dec 20, 2010

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The Winter Squash Taste-Off

Autumn: the time of year when every cook, I’m sure, has the same burning question: What kind of winter squash is …

Nov 7, 2010

Cooking in Season

How to Freeze Corn on the Cob (off the cob)

Yesterday, I took a small time out of mothering and schoolwork to judge a pie contest. Yeah, it was …

Sep 27, 2010

Cooking in Season

Feast of Fields Panic

  Twice this week, my Facebook status update has been “AAAAAAAAAAAACK!”. No joke. One of my friends helpfully …

Sep 18, 2010


Moist and Fluffy Kefir Pancakes

  This rainy Labour Day morning most definitely called for pancakes. Notice I am not admitting that it …

Sep 6, 2010

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The Bastion Square Farm Market

My Feature Food Purveyor for the week, and in fact for the whole summer, has to be the …

Jul 29, 2010

My Life in Food

Camping Food, Post One: Bison Burgers

Wherein I discuss how to eat well while camping and not go insane with cooking stress. Plus, a great recipe for local bison burgers.

Jul 20, 2010

Digital Kitchen/BBQ Thermometer with Magnet and Clock Timer

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Asian Ingredients: A Guide

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bench scraper

Bench and baking scraper, set of three

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