Archives for April 2015

American Chop Suey

My father in law, Raymond, is from the East Coast, and this is one of the dishes his Mom used to make for him when he was a kid.  It’s a dish that’s popular in Canada too, and the recipes are as varied as the regions in which it’s popular. I would describe this as a bit of a Continue Reading…

How to Properly Poach Chicken

How many times have you picked out a yummy recipe to make for dinner only to find it starts out something like this: Ingredients: 2 Cups chicken, cooked and diced Well, great. That easy recipe just became not so easy after all and might be just a smidge more than you want to deal with Continue Reading…

Herbed Mushroom Gravy on Polenta Cakes

I’ve been spending a lot of time lately working on my cookbook.  You think you have made a lot of recipes until you set out to fill up a nice, plump, well-rounded book, then you realize you better get cooking! ….And styling, and photographing, and editing…oh, heavens, where is my wine! Ahem.  Yes, I am Continue Reading…