Grilled Artichoke Hearts

We’re big artichoke fans in our house. It’s funny how people who’ve never tried them before look at you like you’re from Mars when you bring them out. We usually trim the prickly outer leaves, boil them up whole, and then eat them one leaf at a time with a tasty dipping sauce. Occasionally though […]

Kung Po Chicken

Marinating a recipe’s protein in cornstarch and sake is a Chinese technique known as silkening. It gives food a tender, velvety texture like the awesome Orange Beef recipe. I made this delicious recipe for Kung Po Chicken for my wife on Valentine’s Day one year (back before the days of her peanut allergy…) In addition […]

Blueberry & Ricotta Muffins

I read some really great chefs and cooks online and have come across hundreds of recipes I’d like to try at some point in time. However, when one of my favourite foodies comes out and says a recipe is ‘to die for’ – I know it’s worth the time to try out. These muffins did […]

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