Archive | April, 2013

Adventures in pasta-making: Papardelle con Funghi

I absolutely love that I don’t need to have a stash of dried pasta lying around the house for those impulsive carb-fests. With my Imperia pasta roller, I can make my own pasta any time, as long as I have flour and eggs.

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The ice storm leaveth

102:365, a photo by Sophie Idsinga on Flickr. We had a pretty severe ice storm yesterday. Luckily it has all melted and gone. We were lucky not to lose any trees or major branches.

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Roast elk with blueberry sauce

In the last couple of years, I’ve been thinking a lot about food. Especially, the location of my food. There were two books that really got my thinking about this – which I highly recommend – Steak by Mark Schatzker and The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan. (Please note I have no affiliation with these […]

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Salsa roja

By popular demand, I am sharing this excellent salsa recipe with you, my favourite readers. I completely forgot to post it with yesterday’s Huevos Rancheros recipe. I don’t know why, I guess I am not totally blog savvy as of yet, even though I have been doing this for almost 5 years (off and on).

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Huevos Rancheros

When it comes to brunch, I love love love anything with mexican flavours. The combination of beans and salsa and eggs. Divine.

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Burgers with maple glazed bacon, chipotle-caramelized onions and white cheddar

“I want cheeseburgers this weekend.” Cheesler stated matter-of-factly while we were driving home from work. “I don’t care what the weather is like. I don’t care if I have to dig out a space for the barbecue.” He continued, “I want cheeseburgers and nothing is going to stop me from having them.”

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