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2016: a year of reviews

My Cookbook Addiction reviews My office is where I write my cookbook reviews.  Actually, I call it my cookbook room as an office implies I am working, and for me writing reviews is not work but rather a learning experience. Each book I review is a journey with stories being told by the recipes. This past year I strolled through Monet’s kitchen gardens (Monet’s […]

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My Holiday Kitchen Gift Guide

My Holiday Kitchen Gift Guide After years of cooking and baking, my kitchen is pretty much well stocked. The cupboards and drawers are filled with baking pans, cooking pots and utensils of all shapes and sizes. The overflow is stored to a designated kitchenware area in the basement where my daughters go to ‘shop’ in case they find a kitchen item […]

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Rio Mare tuna pasta salad

Quick and easy tuna pasta salad

This quick and easy tuna salad is one of my go-to salads to make to during the summer months. It’s also been a crowd pleaser at potluck dinners and barbeques. Canned tuna is a staple ingredient in my pantry so I was delighted when Rio Mare offered the members of the Food Bloggers of Canada the opportunity to […]

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Minted Trophy Apothecary Jar

Minted – stationery designs and more

  I discovered Minted through the Food Bloggers of Canada website.  Since I enjoy collecting stationery and am always looking for unique greeting  cards, I browsed though the Minted website and was very impressed with their statement on the About Us page:  “Minted is a global community of independent graphic designers and an online store that prints and sells […]

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Nordic Ware Cookware Review

In a couple of days I will be enroute to the 2013 Food Bloggers of Canada conference at the Hockley Valley Resort in Hockley Valley, Ontario. This will be my first conference ever and I am so excited to be going with Silvana from Truffles, Thimbles and Threads who just happens to be my sister! It […]

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Chicken with Summer Fresh Butter Chicken Fresh Sauce

Summer Fresh launched a new line of Summer Fresh Sauces in February and offered the Food Bloggers of Canada’s members the opportunity to create their own recipes using the Summer Fresh Sauces.  As a rule I don’t use pre-made sauces in my cooking but  I thought this was a good opportunity to try something new […]

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President’s Choice Products Review

The View and Review is an event where members have the opportunity to review products or cookbooks donated by food purveyors and publishers. As a member of the View and Review, hosted by BloggerAid – Changing the Face of Famine, I received a package of President’s Choice products to review. Maple Flavour Fudge A crumbly, old-fashioned delight, made with real butter […]

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