Here at the Comfort Food Diner, I love one-pan wonders cooked in one of my trusty old cast iron pans. Tonight it’s chicken stew and it’s mighty good. You know I stopped on the way home for a fresh baguette and there might be some… Read More
What to do when your crazy banjo-picking mushroom-foraging neighbour thinks he’s being a nice guy and gives you a bowl of freshly picked wild Ontario mushrooms? Don’t worry friends, I’m here to help you out. My first tip is that wild mushrooms love eggs (for… Read More
As I mentioned earlier, I foraged for tasty edible mushrooms for a couple hours this morning. I gave some of these to one of our neighbours from 28th Street, who in turn brought me some home-made pierogi. Yum! I had some nice sausages from Starskeys… Read More
I hobbled out this morning to the forested bit we have in the back of our yard to see if my ramps survived. For those who are unfamiliar with ramps, they are Allium tricoccum. Ramps are a species of wild onion, sometimes called wild leeks.… Read More
We enjoyed dinner out tonight with friends at Anatolia, a Turkish restaurant in the former Etobicoke, just a 10 minute drive north of where we live. It turned out to be an early birthday celebration for Tuffy P, whose birthday is actually this coming Sunday.… Read More
….that say you shouldn’t put a fried egg on top of a salad? I did it and I didn’t hear sirens.
Roast beef on warm skillet cornbread, with a cool Pompous Ass English Pale Ale.
Last night we went out to 850 degrees here in Long Branch for pizza with Marianne and Steve (Georgie’s new best friends) – who are likely back in Vancouver by now. It was great to see them while they were in town! We’re really fortunate… Read More
One of my favourite ways of cooking involves improvising in my trusty cast iron pan. I was thinking about that today when I stopped in at Starsky’s for some groceries. I bought some beautiful spicy Slovak sausage and some fresh veggies to go along with… Read More
can’t cook without an audience of newfs!