I have wonderful family who, unlike your faithful writer, have a warped sense of humour. They make up for it by being very original and generous. Today, I opened this Christmas present to find a personalized cutting board with my blog address and a not to She Who Must Be Obeyed. It is very high quality with no seams and a good thickness. The art and manufacture was comes from Naturally Art by Alanna Gail.
I love the board and my family for their thoughtfulness and kindness! I will use it well!
I see all kinds of products online and social media. I caught wind of a new sauce that was being produced by a family from Virginia. It promised to be less sweet than regular barbecue sauce. I love trying products that are different and I really want there to be more small business productions of food to get more variety in what is available. I ordered my first bottle of Koss Sauce. Continue reading Koss Sauce, Product Review
OK, they haven’t made a commercial barbecue sauce that is good as my home made. However, that is unfair. When I make my barbecue sauce I have made it to meet my tastes. If I want it sweeter or spicier, I just add more of some ingredients. I am just going to like my own better. Continue reading Sweet Baby Ray’s Barbecue Sauce Product Review
We were still on our trip in Vancouver and went down to Gastown because there are some good places for food and drink. We turned down a side street at random and found the Revel Room. Great piano playing and singing drew us in. Continue reading Revel Room, Great Drinks, Great Food, Great Music and a Lot of Fun in Vancouver!
One of the benefits of social media is you meet great people. I ran across the fine owners of Paliotti’s Italian Restaurant Maple Ridge on Instagram. I kept seeing pictures of incredible food. I had to go. We had to travel to Vancouver and I stopped in. Continue reading A Great Italian Restaurant, Paliotti’s Italian Restaurant Maple Ridge.
A friend gave me a package of Spice Works Thai Curry Mix for Christmas. I have been shovelling snow so much this year, I decided it was time to give myself a break and give this a try. Continue reading Spice Works Thai Yellow Curry
I make a lot of bacon, sausages and other smoked meats. Wrapping them in plastic wrap and bagging them is a pain. I have seen Foodsaver products for years and finally decided to give it go when I saw this unit on sale for $140 Canadian. Continue reading Foodsaver FM2100
I tried Cajun Injector Garlic Creole in a prior post. With the garlic notes of that product, it was perfect for beef. Cajun Injector Creole Butter says it is good for chicken so let’s give it a go! Continue reading Cajun Injector Creole Butter
I do find that a marinade can take a piece of meat to the next level. I have never felt that a marinade delivers on tenderizing meat but I do find it can add a whole new layer of complexity. Continue reading Cajun Injector Creole Garlic
A friend brought me some imitation crab pieces. I was leery but can’t bear the thought of wasting food. I like to consider myself thrifty. She Who Must Be Obeyed calls it cheap. Regardless, I made a nice Seafood Caesar. Continue reading Seafood Caesar Salad