Monday, March 29, 2010

Stuffed portobellos over banosh


Too strapped to travel? Tell me about it. Only moments before writing this post I experienced a moment of panic thinking that the Mac had given out for good. Thankfully that was not the case.

One way to travel without spending any money is to learn about other cultures. I prefer to do this by reading a good book. (Shawn prefers Wikipedia for those sort of things.) Coincidentally, the last two books I read were set in Ukraine. And because I enjoyed both books, I thought that at least warranted a recipe.

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Real simple crab cakes


I fully admit (albeit sheepishly) that this is not the first time I used as an unconventional potato product as binder. For this recipe, a big favourite in our house, I use crushed Kettle Chips to make an insanely simple crab cake.

With the ongoing HVP scare, you might think that this prepackaged shortcut misses the mark, however, my chip of choice Kettle Chips are...

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Monday, March 15, 2010

Whatever gets you through the winter

Regardless of whether you're looking to prepare nutritious lunches for the workweek or the recent HVP scare has you sworn you off of processed food, homemade soups are a just a good idea. Here are three mostly healthy (maybe not so much the first one) and mostly quick (definitely not the last one) soups that I enjoyed this past winter:

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Every bun under the sun


After a week of eating in — no easy feat, I discovered — I'm posting about one of my favorite takeout places.When you live at the intersection of Chinatown and Little Italy in one of Canada’s best food cities, a culinary experience waits around every corner.