Sagan and I sometimes go grocery shopping together and she often takes a very critical eye of the ingredients in bread. Being the one in the family who is the ‘bread winner’, I take a critical eye of the price of bread nowadays. Where we live a large loaf of multigrain bread – not necessarily [...]
We live in a south-facing condo in downtown Winnipeg. Fortunately we have a very large balcony that has permitted me to put out a half dozen large clay pots in which I planted herb seedlings including basil, oregano, thyme, dill, sage and Italian parsley. These are the herbs we use most often in our recipes. [...]
This is it! Tomorrow I leave early in the morning for Ontario to visit my grandparents. On Wednesday, August 20th my plane departs for Rome (!!!); we’ll be heading straight to Palermo, Sicily for 3 days. Then we’ll take the train back to Rome for 5 days before staying in Florence for another 3 days. [...]
This cookbook is perfect for where I am right now. Being a student (fingers crossed I’ll be moving into an apartment with my sister on September 1st!), I need to have recipes that are non-fussy and tasty. Between work and school I won’t have a great ton of time to devote to cooking and sorting [...]
The Blackberry! (Phone. Not fruit. Although some blackberries would be tasty if you've got some and would like to share).
At the moment I am the proud owner of an ancient pay-as-you-go cell phone. It does the necessary functions that a phone should do- that is, it rings, I answer, we talk, and hang up. And it’s even got the awesome futuristic feature of having text messaging! Excuse my sarcasm. I am grateful for my [...]
You knew they were coming. I got this granola bar recipe at Culinary in the Desert (Country?). I adapted it by reducing the amount of maple syrup to 2 tbsp, using PB2 for the peanut butter, eliminating both the oil and brown sugar, adding in 3/4 cup applesauce, and using Kashi 7 Whole Grain Puffed [...]