Posted in October 2012

Re-creating a Favourite Meal: Anne’s Chicken Marsala

Re-creating a Favourite Meal: Anne’s Chicken Marsala

A tradition in my family is to make someone’s favourite meal on their special occasion, usually a birthday, anniversary or any significant event. Recently my sister, Anne, applied for the Creative Writing by Correspondence program offered by Humber College. The program is extremely competitive and has the students partnered up with a published author who … Continue reading

Total Recall: Rick Mercer’s Rant

I’m taking a little break from recipes today to talk about the XL Foods meat recall that has been going on in Canada for the past couple weeks. I was watching Rick Mercer Report last night, a Canadian Daily Show of sorts, and he addressed the subject in his rant. Mercer brought up some excellent … Continue reading

Word of Mouth: October 7

The E. coli saga continues, with five more cases. For more information click here and here. (CBC News) Toronto is getting some serious restaurants, first Momofuku and now Daniel Boulud’s Café Boulud. (The Toronto Star) There is a cupcake truck out there?  I need to find this! (Toronto Life) There was a break in the … Continue reading

Happy Thanksgiving: Apple Pie

Happy Thanksgiving: Apple Pie

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! I did a different take on a classic, apple pie this week. It’s pretty basic, but super yummy. I used McIntosh apples, but feel free to use any baking apple. (Here is a list of all the different types) Don’t use eating apples, those have too much water content and will turn … Continue reading