The other day, whilst driving past a billboard advertising Tim Horton’s “Aged Cheddar Biscuit Sandwich”, I commented to Cheesler that the “aged” part seems weirdly placed, like it describes that the entire biscuit sandwich was aged. An elderly biscuit sandwich, if you will. That got me thinking, and I soon found myself with a real hankering […]
The turban squash. Have you ever seen such a weird looking vegetable? Weird, yet…handsome? Yes, the turban squash is a most handsome and exotic heirloom with dazzling colours and a light, nutty flavour. I was almost sad to cut and eat this squash as it made such a lovely autumnal addition to my table’s centrepiece. […]
As you know, I am a stickler for not letting food go to waste in my kitchen. I agonize over how to use up the last little scraps of things. Where did this industriousness come from? Probably my parents. Among other things, their lessons to reduce, reuse and recycle have been engraved into my memory. […]
Ok. Technically I did not prepare this make-ahead meal on Sunday with the rest of this week’s dinners.
I received a cryptic message from my Aunt Sandy just before Christmas. “I’ve gotten you something,” she wrote, “It’s not a Christmas present, the timing is just coincidental. All I’m telling you is: it’s shiny, and it’s for your kitchen.” When I arrived for Christmas dinner, I could barely contain my excitement when I opened […]