Kid-friendly meals for the whole family

If you are the chef in charge of family meals, finding something that everyone enjoys can be a challenge. These ideas from Rosetta Sun will put a smile on the face of young and old alike. Rosetta has two young grandchildren who love her peanut butter noodles with homemade chicken fingers. When she described these […]

Try eggs for the perfect Easter breakfast

Easter allows us the opportunity to invite friends and family for brunch. Brunch,  perhaps  the most versatile meal of all – allows us to serve breakfast foods, lunch foods, appetizer foods, dessert foods or all of the above – anything goes! What better time of year than Easter when we welcome spring and fresh tastes. […]

A taste of Ireland for St. Patrick’s Day

With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner on March 17, it’s time to plan suitable dishes for that date. Although one can plan a total green menu to celebrate the day, it is probably more practical to feature typical Irish dishes that are suitable for our unpredictable, blustery March weather. Hopefully this menu will […]

A taste of sunshine for February

It seems to make sense that during the months with the least sunshine – January and February – we are blessed with sunshine in another form: tangy, juicy citrus fruits such as clementines, navel oranges, Seville oranges for marmalade, grapefruits from Florida, and standard lemons to give recipes a kick. The zest is as important […]

In the red for Valentine’s Day

Choosing red foods for Valentine’s Day will help put you in the celebration mode and encourage you to buy local apples and cabbages. In addition, when you buy local, you are doing your food budget a favour because the prices are generally lower than their foreign counterparts. Of course, buying local also helps support our […]

A tasty beginning to the holidays

‘Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, creatures were stirring, eating wonderful tasty nibbles. The holiday season is made up of a series of events with friends and family sharing food, and finger food is central to these events. Recently at a country inn I was served a delicious hot cheese dip […]