Them Dubious Frozen Breakfast Burgers

I spotted Pierre’s Drive Thru breakfast sandwiches in the freezer at our local grocery store a couple of years ago. If you’re not familiar with the product, here’s what I’m bangin’ on about: My interest was piqued as I love me a good, greasy, cheap breakfast burger (I’m lookin’ at you, Timmy Ho’s and MacDo’s), but…

Sausage Fest!

For Christmas/Hanukkah (it’s all a blur when traditions are mixed and all of the special people are flung to all corners of the planet), the mister’s parents gave him sausage-making accessories for his fancy pants mixer. He’s made a few batches since then (a proper bratwurst and an herby lamb concoction, among them – both…

Further Adventures with Horseradishes

Yesterday, for the first time, I tried my hand at turning this: Into this: Because yay homemade horseradish sauce! I was really spoiled when my mama #2 was alive as she kept me in plenty of the stuff which is not at all like the “damned goyisheh crap”, as my old man calls it, that…

In Which I Try Horseradish Greens

I’m one of those kids who will put anything in their mouth and, when I was at my bestie’s farm the other day, drilling the will to remember to pull some horseradish root from her massive horseradish patch into me wee noggin, I got to wondering about the edibility of horseradish greens. Thanks to the…

Outtakes

I got to spend all of Canada day by myself (ok – I had the assistance of a fuzzy monster or three, as is the rule) in one of my favourite places in the whole wide world, doing one of my favourite things ever: in my kitchen, mucking about. It was a very welcome change after…

umamification of the utility bird

I know – ‘umamification’ is totally a made up word but, as always, I feel I’ve a firm enough grasp on the English language to indulge myself in bastardizing it here and there.  Plus I figure if you can get past that, dear readers, you’re probably at least a little masochistic and look forward to…

eco justice challenge

As is the way of the interwebs, my post regarding The Omnivore’s Dilemma produced a response which lead to an affinity which, in turn, led to a challenge…or something like that. I took the lot of it to the dinner table Thursday night and the mister, the sprogs and myself agreed to rise to the…