Food For Thought

Maple Syrup | Real vs Fake?


We’ve been invited for the past few years to our neighbour’s Stampede breakfast event. We’re very happy to be invited but, we have an ethical dilemma: they serve fake syrup. You know, the kind that comes in an anthropomorphic bottle. Do we say something?
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Planked Crab Cakes with Thai Cucumber Relish

Planked Crab Cakes

When I think “July” I immediately think “Crab Cakes”. Don’t you? Thought so. These delicious little fellas are great as an appetizer or as the main course. Read more

Grilling Papadums


What would a Canadian summer be without papadums? Those tasty lentil-flour crackers you know and love from Indian restaurants are, I’m sure, an absolute MUST for all Canadians this summer. Sure, you could make them from scratch but, if you’re in a hurry, the prepared papadums can be super tasty. Read more

Memphis


No, not the ancient Egyptian city of Memphis - that's next month. This month we're talking about Memphis, Tennessee: home of the blues, birthplace of rock and roll and cradle of American barbecue. Read more

Eggs Benedict on the Grill Recipe

Make mom a cup of coffee and sit her down for something to eat. Then, relax and bask in the adulation that is sure to come your way (but don’t forget to clean up too)
Make mom a cup of coffee and sit her down for something to eat. Then, relax and bask in the adulation that is sure to come your way (but don’t forget to clean up too).
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Grant's Bacon Tip

This is a terrific way to cook your bacon outside. Now, there’s nothing wrong in my opinion with cooking bacon inside the house. However, if you’re short on indoor cooking space or just want to enjoy the great outdoors with your pork products – this is a great way to get it done on the grill.

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