Dazzling dinner for one

Dazzling dinner for one

Recently I had a rare evening all to myself. With both my daughter and wife off to an event, I had an entire evening – including supper for one – to myself. This is a situation where a lot of people – quite understandably – just mail it in. Out come the pizza...
Local is where it’s at.

Local is where it’s at.

Local tomatoes for sale. (photo: Michael Hawkins, Wicked Ideas) Ever wonder how you’d eat if you had to live on local food? The Conservation Council of New Brunswick wants us to think about food grown closer to home and has renewed it’s campaign to spread that message...
More and more meatless

More and more meatless

Fresh, crisp and hearty falafel. (Photo: Michael Hawkins, Wicked Ideas) Have you heard of this Meatless Monday thing? It’s something a lot more of you are doing, apparently, if my twitter feed is any indication. I didn’t pay much attention to the movement until...
Fast food; the good kind

Fast food; the good kind

  It might seem contradictory, but one of the great things about learning to become a better cook is discovering ways to spend less time in the kitchen. As you learn more about technique, about ingredients and about how to combine them, you pick up a lot of useful...