Category Archives: Food

Fire Cider – A Tradition

February 2nd marks ‘World Fire Cider Day’. Fire cider is a traditional folk remedy made by infusing vinegarView full post »

Fool’s Café – A Surprise Dinner

It is April Fool’s Day, but that does not mean it all has to be tricks. It can be a great evening as Kendra&#View full post »

Sugar Shacks & Maple Syrup

Maple syrup taffy making sessions, hot pancake meals and wagon rides are traditional events starting every spring asView full post »

Easter Brunch

On Easter Sunday, many enjoy a lovely pastel decorated brunch. Easter brunch is special with the start of spring andView full post »

Carrot Cake

Moist, nutty, carrot cake… with cream cheese icing. Yum. Cake is a wonderful dessert to share and especiallyView full post »

Cooking Class : Friday Night

The smells, clatter and chatter in a kitchen gives us the sense of love and soul in a home. Being in the kitchen andView full post »

The Family Cookbook

Food is the center for our family gatherings. When preparing food for these gatherings, recipes are created by View full post »

Brunch : The Weekend

Brunch is a great way to have a get together on the weekends. They happen later in the morning with a casual feel, View full post »

The Community Table

It will soon be the start to a fresh new season… spring. With spring comes living outdoors and spending more timeView full post »

Ice Cream Run

Ever think of doing random or out-of-the-box traditions? These silly traditions can be anything you want them to be.View full post »

Red Valentine’s Dinner

With seeing red everywhere, you know Valentine’s Day is coming. It is a special day we celebrate being in loveView full post »

Soup Fridays : Friday Night

In the cold winter months, it is nice to warm up to comforting foods, like soup. Soup is a hearty meal that can have aView full post »

Biscotti

Biscotti is an Italian biscuit or cookie. The word originates from the medieval Latin word biscoctus, meaning “View full post »

National Pie Day

There are dozens upon dozens of varieties and flavors with fillings, toppings and crusts. From nuts, to fruits toView full post »

A Cooking Day : Freezer Meals

We all do it. Too tired or busy to cook so we get take out instead. Sometimes it happens more than we like, but ourView full post »

13 Layered Birthday Cake

Certain age milestones are fun to celebrate. It is like peeling and revealing layers, coming into new phases of ourView full post »

Christmas Movie Night

Those fun loving Christmas movies give us warm, fuzzy feelings that make our hearts fill. Host a special night to watchView full post »

Death By Chocolate : Friday Night

We all love chocolate. The variety of chocolate foods are endless, with so many possibilities in the kitchen forView full post »

Feliz Navidad : Mexican Hot Chocolate

With a rainbow of festive colours from piñatas and streaming paper decorations to several courses of traditionalView full post »

Happy Thanksgiving

Our American friends are having Thanksgiving. The “First Thanksgiving” was celebrated by the Pilgrims afterView full post »

The Cookie Exchange

Cookie exchanges are a century-old tradition in which participants bake dozens of their favorite cookie, then take themView full post »

Old Fashioned Potato Candy

Three ingredients. This simple candy recipe has been created to use potato as a key ingredient. Potatoes were introducedView full post »

Tapas Evening : Friday Night

Tapas can be a flavor-filled experience. For a different style of eating, plan to create ‘little dishes’View full post »

Fall Bonfire & Cookout : Friday Night

Setting the stage for a cool evening outdoors with a bonfire, provides a fun and relaxing night. The evening can be aView full post »

The Spooky Dinner

Bat wings, pumpkin guts and zombie brains topped with clotted vampire blood, sounds like a wonderful feast for anView full post »

The Giving Plate

Many of us are blessed and wish to give thanks this season. A simple and meaningful way to pass on love and gratitude isView full post »

Autumn Harvest Gathering

I love gatherings. Especially ones centered around great food and good company. Meg from Bread + Barrow has documentedView full post »

Thanksgiving Traditions

In Canada, we celebrate this food-filled holiday in October. Back in 1578, an English explorer named Martin FrobisherView full post »

A Coffee Date : Friday Night

Sweethearts, spouses, and parents Ashley and Gabe Rodriguez found themselves deep into marriage and child-rearing whenView full post »

Old Fashioned Spiced Crab Apples

It is crab apple season, and with it comes boxes upon boxes for making all sorts of canned goods. The canning processView full post »

Meatball Dinner : Friday Night

Sarah Grey shares an inspiring story about her family and friends on Friday Nights. Sarah has enjoyed this FridayView full post »

Cocktail Mixology : Friday Night

Cocktails and drinks can be seasonal, stylish and of course… traditional. As bartenders for the night, there areView full post »

An Italian Family Tradition

It is that time of year to think of canning our fresh bounty from the summer months. This can be done over a coupleView full post »

The Granny Lunch

It is a perfect time of year to reap the benefits of the last days of summer. With the ending of summer, comes the lastView full post »

Progressive Dinner : Friday Night

A progressive dinner is a dinner party with successive courses prepared and eaten at the residences of different hosts.View full post »

The Farmers Market

Planning a weekly adventure to the Farmers Market is a ritual many enjoy. Especially in the summer. The Farmers MarketView full post »