Spud Pie…Freaking Yummy!

Barrie, Canada Raising 2 beautiful kids who despised all tomato based stuff… even ketchup… who doesn’t like Heinz? Fussy children! One day my daughter asked me to make a pizza with all her favorite things… Alfredo sauce… Potatoes… Chicken… Bacon…  and tons of cheese! Spud Pie was born… It’s probably one of the best non…

The Donair and Why It Is Amazing!

Halifax, Canada Picture this? It’s Friday night and closing time in the downtown Halifax bar scene. Thousands of hungry patrons are emptying out on the streets in search of the traditional late night snack before heading home to sleep it off. Crowds congregate on the streets with many at the intersection of Blowers and Grafton Streets better known…

The Secret Pizza Recipe!

Stellarton, Canada Truth is, the last time I made this at home was at my big Sister’s place and it’s always a 2 day event because we all know goodness takes time! Time in the kitchen is never a waste and the place where the party eventually happens with everyone in your way! Homemade will never…

Simply The Best – Pictou County Pizza

Pictou County, Canada “I am fully aware of the fact that people everywhere, and I mean around the world everywhere, make bold claims that the pizza from their hometown is the best pizza you could possibly find.  This is not something unique to people from Pictou County.  What is unique to people from Pictou County, is…

I Love My Burgers

Bedford, Canada Like Popeye’s side kick Wimpy, anyone that knows me knows I love my burgers. From a simple Bacon cheeseburger to a Grilled cheese cheeseburger or a Deluxe burger finished with a soft egg on top or occasionally a McD’s. I think it goes back to the early days when ground beef was cheap and it was a Saturday night staple my Mom made…

Hey It’s Christmas…Splurge

Toronto, Canada I’m in the midst of the last-minute shopping bustle before Xmas and I’m feeling like something naughty over nice for lunch today..it is the holiday feasting season Right? Here in the trendy Queen St West area of Toronto there is much to tempt the palate but Poutini’s is calling my name. A Canadian original “POUTINE” Here at Poutini’s House Of Poutine, a funky little dive accepting cash only and all the…

The Rustic Crust

Halifax, Canada Let’s talk Pizza since I do have a passion for that too! Right up there with burgers. Blame it on growing up in a place that worships the pizza pie like Pictou County pizza lovers do. It only comes second to my thing for burgers. Funny how all the indulgent delicious things in life go right to your waistline. Joining in on…

A Little Gem

Margaree, Canada Tucked just off the Cape Breton shoreline on the Cabot Trail where the Highlands meet the sea is a secret little gem few know about except locals and passersby  “Dancing Goat Café And Bakery”. Here nestled in the Margaree Valley where fly fishermen spend hours looking to catch those big Atlantic salmon running…

Rhapsody Barrel Bar…The Place To Be!

Kitchener, Canada If you are ever in Kitchener you should try to drop in to my cousin Tammy’s new place downtown. The Rhapsody Barrel Bar is where you’ll find fantastic food, great live music, awesome decor and a perfect funky vibe. If shopping is your love pop next door at her trendy shop Gypsy Lee for all things you must…

Not Charlie’s Chocolate Factory

Punta Gorda, Belize Finding myself in this sleepy town of Punta Gorda or as everyone calls it PG. The southern most tip of Belize where usually you only come to catch a boat across Amatique Bay to Guatemala. This is the less traveled part of Belize! Roads in to Guatemala this far south don’t exist yet….

Fresh Tortilla’s at Chicos

Corozal Town, Belize How about some fresh tortilla’s? I stumbled across this tiny little shop out on my morning walk in Corozal, Belize. I was peeking inside from the street and was waved in to look around by a curious man working inside. He showed me around and I could not spell his name to save my life. My first feeling…

My Brush With Reality TV

Toronto, Canada I’ve always loved my time in the kitchen since I can’t even remember. I think it started when I was a young teen my Sister and I fought over what to make for supper as our single Mother worked long hours to pay the bills. Sister baked… brother cooked. We learned to eat good…