Tag: food

The Tucci Cookbook

I love reading cookbooks, even if I don’t make any recipes from them, I like looking at the pictures, reading the descriptions, and imagining the possibilities.  This is my latest favourite, even though I haven’t made anything from it yet.  It’s a gorgeous book,… Continue Reading “The Tucci Cookbook”

Fall Sunset

I spent a very frustrating day off setting up my new laptop. I had hoped to go out late this afternoon to try to take some fall scene pictures, but by then I was just frustrated, so that’s when I take to the kitchen!… Continue Reading “Fall Sunset”


A friend who is an amazing gardener gave me these tomatoes. He and has wife have a massive garden on their balcony, plus two community garden plots. He told me the names of the tomatoes but I don’t remember… I just know they tasted… Continue Reading “Tomatoes!”

Summer Spaghettini Salad

I don’t profess to be an expert in the kitchen.  I like to cook, I like to experiment, and I like to “jazz” things up.  Sometimes my experiments are tasty, sometimes they are not.  I’ve been a Type 1 diabetic for nine years (aka… Continue Reading “Summer Spaghettini Salad”

Summer Bites

For today’s post I thought I’d share some appetizers I made for a Canada Day BBQ.  I wanted to make light, fresh tasting bites so I did a google search for summer appetizers and adapted these from various recipes I found. (You’ll notice I’m… Continue Reading “Summer Bites”

happy place

I didn’t plan to post anything today.  My plan was to be at the Roughriders pre-season game enjoying this beautiful evening, but I woke up at 6am with a terrible headache that has managed to last all day.  I toughed it out at work… Continue Reading “happy place”

chocolate, banana, blueberry

I worked this weekend, so I’m off for the next two days. The forecast for today was rainy and cool so I decided I was going to bake bread.  I love to cook, but I’m not a great baker, and I’ve never made a… Continue Reading “chocolate, banana, blueberry”