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Happy Gourmand

Chickens

Jun 23, 2007 / 6:00 am

Chickens don’t have fingers, do they? She says: As summer dawns this week and the kids are released from school, it makes me think of all that time I remember...

Hunters And Gatherers

Jun 16, 2007 / 6:00 am

She says: This weekend we celebrate Father’s Day, and I thought it was only fair that we do some kind of tribute since we offered up our thanks to Moms. It...

News Flash

Jun 9, 2007 / 6:00 am

She says: I saw a news piece this week that spoke on the topic of urban myths, or what used to be called “old wives’ tales”. They were debunking all those...

Ba-be-cue Please!

Jun 2, 2007 / 6:00 am

He says: For the last couple years I have become a somewhat big bbq fan. I am talking about authentic ba-be-cue… yes, without the “R”. This past January,...

A Salad By Any Other Name...

May 26, 2007 / 9:00 am

As things heat up I am encouraged to see the garden grow, and know that soon we will have our own veggies from the garden. Salad is a staple at our house during...

Watch For Smoke Stacks!

May 19, 2007 / 6:00 am

She says: Well, I am just the precursor to the main event this week, so I will be brief. As someone who is more the moral support for the BBQ-er in the...

Are You My Mother?

May 12, 2007 / 6:00 am

She says: I was thinking this week about how to write something that would be an ode to my mother, and it turned out to be a difficult concept, because I really...

Sunshine On Cloudy Day

May 5, 2007 / 6:00 am

It has been cloudy quite a bit lately, and at our house things have been hectic, so in that environment of course it is easy to get stressed and down. We all...

The Good Things in Life

Apr 28, 2007 / 6:00 am

She says: Do you ever have those times when things just seem to go right, and that proverbial Murphy fellow is nowhere to be found? Well, last weekend I had one...

Coffee Break

Apr 21, 2007 / 6:00 am

Perhaps it is the slow coming of spring and my need for a bit of extra warmth, but I have been thinking a lot about coffee lately. With my ever-curious brain...

The Joys of Eating Alone?

Apr 16, 2007 / 10:06 am

Martin is away cooking for friends and family in Montreal this week, so I am writing solo. I am eating solo too, and that prompted me to use that as the topic...

April Fool’s Fish

Mar 31, 2007 / 6:00 am

She says: This Sunday is April Fool’s Day and I bet you thought we were going to talk about “foolish food” like pigs in a blanket or mud pie (both...

Do I Have to Eat That?

Mar 24, 2007 / 6:00 am

She says: One of the best things I remember as a kid during Spring Break was the availability of food. Without the regimen of a school schedule, you had the...

School Break

Mar 17, 2007 / 6:00 am

He says: Last week I gave a cooking class to 10 kids, aged 7 to 11 years old, as part of the after-school program for South Kelowna Elementary School. I...

Changing of the Guard

Mar 15, 2007 / 10:24 am

Spring has definitely sprung in our part of the world, and every day there is a new reminder of the splendor to come as the sun shines longer and the air warms...

Spring Ahead!

Mar 10, 2007 / 6:00 am

She says: This weekend we will be changing our clocks over to Daylight Saving Time, a bit earlier in the year than usual, but I don’t think many of us will...

Why Are Carrots Purple?

Mar 3, 2007 / 6:00 am

She says: I have been looking at the garden seed catalogues trying to plan out what we will grow this year in our wonderful garden, but it seems every year the...

The winner is…

Feb 24, 2007 / 6:00 am

She says: We talk often about how everyday in life should be enjoyed and it is important to make the most of every moment. Sometimes, this means not taking...

Fat Tuesday Is Fine By Me!

Feb 17, 2007 / 6:00 am

Isn’t it interesting that the day proceeding the start of Lent is seen in some places as an all-out binge, as if to signify that one should load up to make...

Losing Our Heritage

Feb 14, 2007 / 9:52 am

Last weekend I cooked for a group of 60 people, and one of the things on the menu were Hungarian sausages which I have always bought from Reiner Sausage, the...

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