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Where Does The Time Go?

Where Does The Time Go?

I’m still here! Really, honestly! I know it’s been two weeks since last I posted anything. I’m truly sorry for how wonky the update schedule has been lately. There’s a lot going on right now, some of it good, some less so. Life has a 

The Grey Sky Buster: Hamburger Hash

The Grey Sky Buster: Hamburger Hash

Good morning, friends and neighbors! It’s a rainy, grey one here in Ottawa. We’ve had some beautiful, sunshiny days up until now, but into every life, a little rain must fall. I guess that’s today. We had a hard time getting out of bed what 

My First Dish: Tomato-Basil Pasta Salad

My First Dish: Tomato-Basil Pasta Salad

Welcome back, dear readers. Good tidings to you all. A fine spring day here in Ottawa, the snow is melting, the sub-zero temperatures are gradually warming up. And the hearts of restaurateurs are warming as well, due to the decision to allow 50% dining room 

Pizza Time! My Favorite Ottawa Pizza Joints Part: 2

Pizza Time! My Favorite Ottawa Pizza Joints Part: 2

Dearest Readers! Has it been two weeks already since last we were gathered here at this hallowed blog? My most sincere apologies, but I have been BUSY. With what, I hear you asking? Well, first of all, if you’re anywhere in the Ottawa area, you 

A Few Words On Knife Care, From a Guy That Sucks At Knife Care

A Few Words On Knife Care, From a Guy That Sucks At Knife Care

It’s getting to be about that time, dear readers. Time to take all my good knives out of the bag and give them a good sharpening. This time will be different, though. This time they won’t be going back into the bag. Rather, they’ll be 

Last Night A (Quesa) Dilla Saved My Life

Last Night A (Quesa) Dilla Saved My Life

Welcome back, readers and friends! Seems I took a bit of an 11-day absence there. Unintended, to be sure. Just working on a lot of projects these days. I’m back now, so let’s get to it. I’m sick of cooking! Sick of being stuck indoors! 

Lazy Cooks Unite! It’s Time For Weekday Sauce!

Lazy Cooks Unite! It’s Time For Weekday Sauce!

Hello, dear readers. How are we all doing today? There’re rumours of an Ontario re-opening of sorts next week. I’m very excited. I need a haircut so badly. I’ve got major cabin fever. And if I’m being honest, I’m getting pretty sick of cooking all 

More Than Restaurants, Please Support Local Producers

More Than Restaurants, Please Support Local Producers

Hey y’all. Just another quick rant today about the state of affairs these days. Back to fun recipe posts soon, I promise. What I want to address today are all the fine local producers and purveyors that can get lost in the shuffle at the 

My Two Cents About Food Writing & Blogging

My Two Cents About Food Writing & Blogging

Howdy, dear readers. I realized today that it’s coming up on a year since I’ve started to make food writing my career. It’s been crazy, for so many reasons. I’ve been working hard and I’ve learnt everything I can along the way. I think my 

Chicky Chicky Parm Parm

Chicky Chicky Parm Parm

Happy Monday, and welcome back dear readers! Can you believe that we’re almost done the first month of 2021? We thought we’d never get here and yet, here we are. Here at our place, Liz and I find ourselves firmly entrenched inside against a snowy,