Tilapia is not a fish I normally buy. I know people who really like tilapia but I am not one of them. To be quite honest I think it tastes like dirt. But in the quest to broaden my cooking abilities and learn something new I decided to try making a blackened tilapia, and surprisinglyRead more
Indian food is not a cuisine I am very familiar with be it eating or cooking. What better way to get acquainted with a cuisine than to buy a cookbook and start making some of the dishes?! I also found that while I have a ton of different spices, I needed to purchase several ofRead more
Hey, remember me? Rosemary who cooks a lot. I can forgive you if you don’t, I have been SO busy I didn’t post a new recipe all last week! That was first…and hopefully a last. With the holiday’s approaching and some last minute airline tickets to use up, it’s been a while since I haveRead more
Ok so there is no trick, only scallops. But Happy Halloween everyone!! Scallops are one of those ingredients which are a treat. I love not only eating scallops but since scallops cook quickly they make for a nice fast dinner to cook. But scallops can be expensive so I really don’t cook them allRead more
More fish? Why not! Since I am in a self-proclaimed fish kick why not embrace it. This time I am making halibut! Halibut is a lean mild fish. It is pretty firm but also very tender. It is often used in fish and chips (delicious), but I didn’t fry the halibut for this next recipe.
I seem to be in a bit of seafood kick right now. In my last post I made a super easy clam recipe and really hope some readers do try that recipe. Not only is it good but it’s a sense of accomplishment to use an ingredient which can be intimating. This next recipe usesRead more
Lately I have been noticing I have been buying and making clams a lot more. I really enjoy clams. They are pretty versatile and they don’t take long to cook. Plus there is something kind of fun about pulling your food out of a popped open shell! As an Italian girl even though I don’tRead more
Part of the awesomeness of going through my cookbooks and tagging a recipe and then opening that book again about 6 months later is it’s a total surprise to see what I will be cooking. I have cooked some things I would normally shy away from (because I made it a rule that I can’t opt out ofRead more
So loyal readers will remember last summer I made a crazy amount of soup recipes…at exactly the time of year you don’t actually want soup. As it just so happened the stars aligned and cookbook after cookbook I opened to find I had tagged a soup recipe. Well this summer instead of finding I hadRead more
This blog post comes to you from Japan! I am here with my husband, Matt, and our two friends Tash and Jamie. Currently we are on top of an mountain located in a very remote area on the island of Shikoku off of the main body of Japan.
This week a new restaurant opened in Walkerville. It’s called Ceilidh Maritime Pub located at 1801 Wyandotte Street East. I went opening night to check it out. They serve East Coast Maritime food, which means seafood! Lots of seafood!! (If you aren’t into seafood you won’t have much to choose from…but since I love seafood theRead more
The next recipe tagged will the be last recipe I will be making from this cookbook. I have gone through the entire book and have not found another recipe that peaks my interest. It is a beautiful book, very large with lots of great photos. But I have really had a hard time finding recipesRead more
MultiFood in Windsor is quickly becoming a favorite place for to grab groceries. They have a lot of ingredients that I haven’t been able to find at other stores in the area. For example – banana leaves, they have them, which was perfect because I needed them for this next recipe. MultiFood also has anRead more
We are well into summer, my favorite season! Weekends in the summer involve drinking by the pool all day and then in the evenings preparing dinner for all our guests. A few Saturday’s ago I started menu planning and decided to take on the task of making 3 cookbook recipes, since the next three recipesRead more
A few weekends ago we were in Chicago for my cousin Ryan’s wedding and our nephew Nathan’s 2nd birthday. I had a proud Auntie moment when playing with Nathan in his play kitchen. Along with all his fake food he had a pig beanie baby. I put the pig in with a pot and pretendedRead more
I really dislike wasting food. I do my best to only purchase food that I will use. It’s not always easy, schedules change, things come up, plans change and as a result I end up with rotten food. This next recipe I was originally going to make a week ago, but life happened and IRead more