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
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
….that say you shouldn’t put a fried egg on top of a salad? I did it and I didn’t hear sirens.
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
Start with one MacIntosh apple. Leave the peel on and slice it into slivers. Get a medium sized pot. Take 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, melt it and add one and a half tablespoons of your favourite hot curry powder blend. When melted, add the apples… Read More