Fitbit Kitchen Review

Fitbit Kitchen Review

As I have been humbly attempting to slim down ever so slightly, I have been more in touch with what’s going on in the fitness world these days. One very interesting trend is the aid of technology in helping us track our goals, and in this article I am speaking specifically about one such device: … Continue reading

Apple Pumpkin Soup

I can see my breath. Beyond that it was only October 23rd when the magical white stuff started falling from the sky. Foolishly I thought to myself: “that will be gone in a few hours” and yet two days later still more snow fell on top of what already rested upon the ground. While I … Continue reading

Death to the Turkeys

Death to the Turkeys

You may remember that back at the end of June I outlined my intention to visit a local abattoir. While the scheduling of this has not yet panned out, I still intend on following through with this. However, just as Thanksgiving was approaching here in Canada, I had the opportunity to help some local colleagues … Continue reading

Chicken Pot Pie with Tea Biscuit Crust

Chicken Pot Pie

It must have been around the end of June that Dad sent me an email asking me for a great Chicken Pot Pie recipe. It didn’t matter to him that the sweltering months of the summer were just around the corner, he needed a solution to his pot pie conundrum. Chicken pot pie, it turns … Continue reading

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Wicked Lemonade, it’s Easy

Lemonade

With the advent of both Ramadan and the summer, I have been looking for delicious things to drink. I have always loved lemonade, but thought it too much of a hassle to make. Then I found out, it is actually incredibly simple! And the results are outstanding, far better than anything you can buy in … Continue reading

Simple White Bread

Simple White Bread

I’ve made white bread at a few different restaurants and this recipe I have found to be the simplest technique yielding the best result. After posting a picture of the mountain of hand-sliced bread on my instagram, um_leeen requested the recipe, so this one is for you! Difficulty: Easy Prep Time: 20 Minutes Rising/Benching: 1 … Continue reading

A Day at Farmer Jay’s

Farmer Jay's

The move to the country has brought about a bunch of opportunities for Jessica and I. One of these is the opportunity to learn more about the realities of keeping a homestead. We have often talked about the attractive idea of living off our land. Jessica has I horse, I want a horse, so having … Continue reading

A Catering Day

A Catering Day

6:00 AM Arrive at the restaurant, pack a few things into the van. Luckily there is another couple going and they have room in the car for me. Last time I sat in between the two front seats of the van on a wooden chair. 6:15 AM Depart for Niagara-on-the-Lake. Should take three hours. 9:55 … Continue reading

You Eat Meat, Right?

Eat Meat

I’m not sure when it happened. I’m sure that it was one of those things that happened so gradually that it would be impossible to pinpoint a moment in time. But somewhere along the line we decided as a society that it was OK to eat meat, as long as it was only a certain … Continue reading