The Main Menu: For the beef eater on Father’s Day

Typically Dads enjoy beef. On Father’s Day (June 19) serve any one of these three recipes to please his inner meat eater. Of course, the premium cuts – strip loin and tenderloin – are delicious but costly. If you decide to splurge, buy the cuts from a reputable butcher and inquire about the length of […]

The Main Menu: Have your own Royal Tea party

We are entering into the season of weddings and wedding showers. With the royal wedding just past, the afternoon tea has become a popular entertainment. With that in mind, here are some suggestions to make your afternoon tea the event of the season. You may want to choose a theme for the tea and a […]

The Main Menu: Thank goodness for greenhouses

Kudos to Ontario farmers who use innovation to grow fresh produce in a less than hospitable climate. Greenhouse gardening minimizes the effects of our rigorous climate and allows us to have fresh picked tomatoes, cucumber, peppers and lettuces now. In the past farmers had to rely on outdoor planting and Mother Nature. As a result, […]

The Main Menu: Easter brunch calls for eggs

The egg is a wonderful package. Packed with nutrients, easy to digest, simple to prepare, an essential ingredient in numerous dishes and inexpensive, it is a staple on the grocery list. However, at Easter the egg becomes a star. As a symbol of new life, it is decorated and becomes an integral part of celebration […]