Posts Tagged: cooking

Canada’s National Cuisine

Canada Day is nearly upon us (July 1) so my thoughts have turned to all-Canadian food. Visitors from other countries usually ask us which foods we consider uniquely Canadian, or whether there is such a thing as Canadian cuisine. The

Canada’s National Cuisine

Canada Day is nearly upon us (July 1) so my thoughts have turned to all-Canadian food. Visitors from other countries usually ask us which foods we consider uniquely Canadian, or whether there is such a thing as Canadian cuisine. The

Veggie Update # 1

We are having a 97% vegetarian month in June. Here is my first update, 12 days in. Rom and I decided in advance we’d have meat at 3 meals during the month, at other people’s homes. Two of the three

Veggie Update # 1

We are having a 97% vegetarian month in June. Here is my first update, 12 days in. Rom and I decided in advance we’d have meat at 3 meals during the month, at other people’s homes. Two of the three

Vegetarian Month chez Exacting!

Veggie Month has arrived at the Exacting household! I had created a challenge to use up all the meat in the freezer and then prepare only vegetarian meals for a month. The meat lasted two weeks longer than anticipated because

Vegetarian Month chez Exacting!

Veggie Month has arrived at the Exacting household! I had created a challenge to use up all the meat in the freezer and then prepare only vegetarian meals for a month. The meat lasted two weeks longer than anticipated because

Fantasy Meal Plan

What if I could eat anything I wanted for a whole week? And didn’t have to cook or clean up? And price was no object? And there would be no leftovers to use up or waste to think about? I’m

Fantasy Meal Plan

What if I could eat anything I wanted for a whole week? And didn’t have to cook or clean up? And price was no object? And there would be no leftovers to use up or waste to think about? I’m

Sausage Fatigue?

This is a mid-month update to one of my major goals. At our house, we made up a meal plan that would use up all the remaining meat in the freezer – 7 weeks’ worth. The plan is to go

Sausage Fatigue?

This is a mid-month update to one of my major goals. At our house, we made up a meal plan that would use up all the remaining meat in the freezer – 7 weeks’ worth. The plan is to go

Food Stories from a 1970s Kid

My parents were raised in the 1940s and 50s with plenty of good, real, nutritious food every day. Needless to say, when they became parents, they expected to stay on the same track. A few things happened to steer them

Food Stories from a 1970s Kid

My parents were raised in the 1940s and 50s with plenty of good, real, nutritious food every day. Needless to say, when they became parents, they expected to stay on the same track. A few things happened to steer them

Food Stories from My Parents’ Generation

Do you feed your kids the way your parents fed you? I interviewed my parents today about the diet they grew up on, and how they fed my brother, sister and me. My parents were both “war babies” born in

Food Stories from My Parents’ Generation

Do you feed your kids the way your parents fed you? I interviewed my parents today about the diet they grew up on, and how they fed my brother, sister and me. My parents were both “war babies” born in

To Veg or Not to Veg?

My only attempt at being a vegetarian lasted for 1 week when I was 23. I didn’t cook, I ate peanuts and chips, and it ended abruptly! However, I always thought I could become a vegetarian any time I want,

To Veg or Not to Veg?

My only attempt at being a vegetarian lasted for 1 week when I was 23. I didn’t cook, I ate peanuts and chips, and it ended abruptly! However, I always thought I could become a vegetarian any time I want,

What’s In My Cupboards

Old Mother Hubbard jokes aside, I have 4 cupboards for food and no extra storage. But, there are only two of us here. As long as I don’t stock up (a la Doomers), the space is enough. Especially when you

What’s In My Cupboards

Old Mother Hubbard jokes aside, I have 4 cupboards for food and no extra storage. But, there are only two of us here. As long as I don’t stock up (a la Doomers), the space is enough. Especially when you

2012 Goal Update: Month 2

First of all, the more fun stuff: Went to the 1st of the 4 restaurants on my wish list! Rom and I went out to Morris East after work one evening. I knew they made wood-oven pizzas, but did not

2012 Goal Update: Month 2

First of all, the more fun stuff: Went to the 1st of the 4 restaurants on my wish list! Rom and I went out to Morris East after work one evening. I knew they made wood-oven pizzas, but did not