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
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