Have you ever spent an afternoon digging through recipe folders and books to find a particular recipe, a family favourite that you make every year? It’s usually in one particular spot, but last year you remember saying to yourself, “I’m going to tuck it here so I don’t have to go digging through everything again [...]read more
What's on My Plate...
This month’s topic for The Canadian Food Experience Project is all about regional Christmas traditions. Because molasses is such a part of the culinary history of Atlantic Canada, gingerbread cut-out cookies definitely have their place in our Region’s Holiday traditions. The great fun in the tradition comes when you let your kids paint these Christmas cookies [...]read more
November 05, 2013 By Bridget Oland 0 Comments
If there is any consolation to shorter days and cold weather it is hearty meals made of foods that stick with you like nobody’s business. That’s why turning the calendar to November is as good an excuse as any to cook more substantial meals and load your plate with winter vegetables and whole grains. This [...] read more
October 10, 2013 By Bridget Oland 13 Comments
This month’s theme for The Canadian Food Experience Project is Preserving: Our Canadian Food Tradition (This is a repost of an existing recipe on this blog) I grew up in a house with a cold room in the basement, that brilliant cold storage concept that got forgotten sometime during the post war building craze. Okay, as a [...] read more