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
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
How it’s done….first find some fresh chicken of the woods. The chickens I found today were young and tender. Just perfect. I sauteed them for a couple minutes, seasoned with a little steak seasoning, then added a little water and the spinach, and cooked off… 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!
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
Roast beef on warm skillet cornbread, with a cool Pompous Ass English Pale Ale.