Posts Tagged ‘spicy’

Partners in Prep

The older we get the more our precious time at home, together a family, matters. Whether we’re dancing to Robyn’s Dancing On My Own (which Ruthie used to dance to while we were sharing a body), sitting around the table painting or taking the sled for a spin around the block, we realize these moments […]

Guadalajara, Dawgs!

I have a lot to be thankful for when Father’s Day rolls around. Between my Dad, Allan’s Dad, my Step-Father and soon enough (!!!) Allan, there is certainly no shortage of fatherly love, advice, caring and support. To my dad, the man who taught me to be brave and kind, get dirty (as long as […]

Eviction Notice

This lassi had a job. It didn’t do it very well. After hearing from so many people that a natural labour inducer was, among other things (shwing!), plenty of spicy food and pineapple, I decided I would combine the two and cross my fingers and wait. And wait. For something to happen. Nothing happened. Like […]

Cheese Making, Vacation Taking [Marinated Lemon-Za’atar Labneh]

Doesn’t the idea of making your own cheese make you all sweaty and agitated and overwhelmed? No? Maybe it’s just me. I’m planning to set aside more time to experiment this year. With any luck, I’ll be a seasoned vet in the art of Burrata, Curds, Mozzarella and maybe another few. I’m starting off simple, […]

Putting the Excitement Back into Curry [Coconut Red Curry Pork with Thai Eggplant, Snap Peas & Enoki Mushrooms]

It’s funny how you get stuck in a funk with certain recipes in your weekly (monthly, yearly) routine.  There are a few things I make regularly that I’ve made the same way for so long, I don’t even think about them when I make them. And in making them without thinking, I often forget that everything can […]