From the Comfort Food Diner….
Here’s a quick and easy-to-prepare fish stew that’s perfect for a winter evening. First put some rice on to cook while you’re preparing the stew. I use a cast iron pan for this, and it works very well. Heat your pan with a little vegetable… Read More
Tonight I made up a batch of potato & cheese pierogi for Christmas. I’ve got them freezing on plates like this. Once they’re well frozen, I’ll transfer them to freezer bags. If you simply try to freeze them in bags, you’re apt to wind up… Read More
I was chasing trout up on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, a somewhat desolate place I find strangely compelling. I had been camping somewhere north of Escanaba and was about ready for some hot coffee and a greasy fisherman’s breakfast. I was driving east when I saw… Read More
Today I wandered into my local Canadian Tire store, shopping for things like house paint, cat litter, and a few other things I needed for around the house, when what did I come across but a display for Portuguese hot sauce. How strange is that?… Read More
Chicken of the Woods can be cooked in many ways. Today I sauteed up a generous quantity, then put them aside while I prepared the rest of my pizza. After spreading some sauce, I loaded up the dough with the wild mushrooms, sprinkled on some… Read More
I rolled out of bed this morning and staggered downstairs….to the delightful smell of home-made biscuits, with herbs from our neighbour Nadia’s garden. One more reason why Tuffy P is fantastic!
I’m not making any of this up: AMERICANA SERIES BANJO Our Americana Series addresses four elements crucial to producing the world’s first series of strings directed to the needs of players performing within this exciting genre of contemporary music. Our own roots go back decades… Read More
What’s for dinner? I had some pierogi in the freezer and fresh picked lobster and hedgehog mushrooms in the fridge. Not bad at all!
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