This weekend we made an hour long trip to go and visit my nephew who was celebrating his 6th birthday. While we were there, we stopped in at a famous fruit and vegetable stand to pick up fresh Ontario strawberries. I don’t usually get excited about fruit but fresh Ontario strawberries picked from the field … More Pinterest wins
D is a man of many talents. He’s hard working, can fix just about anything, and is one hell of a cook. I came home today from a shopping spree to find a plethora of forest grown goodies. He went out into the bush with the boys and came home with leeks, morel mushrooms and … More A man who can live off the land
I think the majority of us are guilty of taking on more than we intend to. I work all week and can manage to get the basics taken care of so when the weekend comes I have a to do list a mile long. Somehow I managed to neglect half my list and ended up … More Biting off more than I can chew
Let’s cut to the chase here. Vegetables are damn expensive! Healthy food in general is expensive. Every time I walk into a grocery store with good intentions of stocking up on meat and vegetables I get discouraged by the outrageous prices. Take for example, cauliflower – Why is it so expensive!? Holy cow, that better … More Turnip, Carrots & Too Much Sugar!
I had every intention of making a root vegetable recipe this weekend, but plans changed when I decided a big pot of chili would not only taste good but would last us a couple of meals. However, I really wasn’t thinking clearly when I decided on the meal because I have two young boys living under the … More Beans beans, good for the heart…
Growing up I can remember many a meal at my grandparent’s dairy farm. Meals were always cooked by my grandmother and they always consisted of meat, potatoes and vegetables. Grandma sometimes cooked things that I wasn’t a big fan of as a kid but later on in life I came to enjoy. One of those … More Grandma’s Sweet n’ Sour Meatballs
This recipe has the option of putting bacon in it…yes BACON! Also, besides the half and half cream, you should pretty much have everything you already need in your fridge. Even if you don’t have half and half cream, you could always substitute with milk. Corn Chowder with Bacon & Potato Total Time: About 25 minutes … More Corn Chowder with Bacon & Potato