Shark & Bake is a beach snack introduced to me by Cheesler. He stumbled across it during his travels to Maracas beach in Trinidad years ago, and he has begged me since then to make it for him. Based on my internet research, it can be either Shark & Bake or Bake & Shark. I […]
Today was a good day, and that’s saying something because it’s not even 3:00 pm yet. We woke at the crack of dawn to watch our Canadian olympic men’s hockey team win a gold medal. …Again. Just sayin’ In celebration of our national sport, and in keeping with my Canada vs. Finland post, I thought […]
Every four years, Canadians everywhere settle in to their living rooms for a traditional winter pastime…the viewing of the winter olympics. Sure, summer is great and all. It’s warm and there is swimming. But there is something just so much more satisfying about the winter olympics. And that thing is our national sport. You may […]
Don’t worry, I have not disappeared. I have just spent a lovely 2 week vacation back home in British Columbia, away from work, my computer and the internet in general. I am back in Ontario now, but after a rather busy 2 weeks of visiting family and friends I am still getting caught up to […]
Canada Day is always full of patriotic good times. And the pinnacle, in Southern Ontario, at least, is the town fireworks display. Acton has a fantastic fireworks show. I believe even the smallest towns in Ontario like to go all out for the first of July. And what better way than a 30 minute choreographed […]
I have a confession. I…have a problem. I am a mustard hoarder.
Brunch. You probably haven’t heard of it. But it’s kind of a big deal. When it comes to brunch in the Soph n’ Stuff household, we don’t mess around. That is, in the figurative sense we don’t mess around. In the literal sense, things do sometimes get messy. I used to dislike peameal bacon (aka […]
Ahhh, summer is almost upon us, and it is finally time to scorch and skewer our meats. Time to have two salads with dinner. Time to eat outdoors and break out the iced tea. Time for beer, time for fun, and time for sun. Living in a downtown Toronto condo of about 4.5 square feet, I […]