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French Fridays with Dorie: Roast chicken for les paresseux

I was excited to see Dorie’s Roast Chicken for les paresseux (for lazy people!) (pp200-201) on the list for this month’s French Fridays with Dorie recipes.  In our house, Neil is the master chicken roaster – we roast a chicken at least once a month – but he never really seems to follow a recipe. […]

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Tasting the season (and chocolate!) in Niagara wine country

  We’re lucky, living in Toronto, with wine country right on our doorstep. A 90 minute drive from the city, and you are in the heart of the Niagara region, where Neil and I were fortunate enough to find ourselves this past weekend, as guests of  Tourism Niagara and Wineries of Niagara on the Lake.  […]

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Take a trip to Umbria with me…

I know I said when I first entered Project Food Blog that I would not bug you to vote.  Well here I am breaking my own rules.  There were a few glitches in this round of PFB and contestants were afforded a week’s extension to submit their videos.  Since I submitted mine in the original […]

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Daring Cooks November: Soufflé

I was very nervous when I read the Daring Cooks‘ challenge for this month – soufflé.  Now, whilst I have enjoyed a few soufflés in my time, I have never actually made one so I was excited to try.  Since this is the Cooks and not the Bakers, I wanted to try a savoury one, […]

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French Fridays with Dorie: Potato Gratin

This week’s French Fridays with Dorie entry is another example of why I love Dorie’s recipes.  For November, we were give four recipes to work on but were allowed to chose what we posted when so for me, it’s been a matter of figuring out what will work with our crazy busy schedule.  Last weekend, […]

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