Archive | September, 2012

Chorizo Sweet Potato Hash

Fall is here. The mornings are cool, the leaves are changing, and my favourite autumn ingredients are coming into season. After a late night out in Vankleek Hill for Beau’s Oktoberfest, Katie and I woke up cold and tired. Needing some comfort food, I headed to the kitchen to whip up a new favourite – […]

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Raspberry Cinnamon Scones

I’ve never really been into baked goods. Just not my thing. Sure I like a good strawberry rhubarb pie, and will never say no to some fresh banana bread. But cookies and cake? Mah. I’ll usually pass. Last week, Katie and I went to the Bridgehead Roastery to enjoy some fresh dark roasts with a raspberry scone, […]

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Apple Cider Glazed Scallops

Apple Cider Balsamic Glazed Seared Scallops

Over the past 12 months, Katie has been working tirelessly to finish her Master’s in criminology. So, being the great guy I am, I often slave away in the kitchen to prepare her epic meals to sooth her after a long day of studying habits of mommy mass murderers. Seriously. That’s what she’s studying. Anyways, that […]

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Peanut Butter Honey Granola

Peanut Butter Honey Granola

When you start training for a marathon, you need to make a decision. Are you going to run in the morning before work, or at night? Since I’m a morning person, it was an easy answer. Not so much for Katie. While she loves running with me, she hates mornings. So we maybe run about […]

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Tilapia Fish Tacos

Tilapia Fish Tacos

Whenever I go to Katie’s cottage on Chandos Lake, I take full advantage of a few things; the boat, playing with her family dog Flicka, and using their BBQ. A few weeks ago we were down at Chandos with some of her family and I decided to make tilapia fish tacos, grilled on the BBQ. […]

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Bacon Wrapped Jalapeno Poppers

Tonight I’m heading to another edition of Man Dinner. Yes, I have blogged about this before. It’s a pretty simple idea. Man Dinner is basically a macho potluck. Here are the brief rules. Guys only, bring a dish made with meat, and some cold beers. That’s it. Most guys go for the classics – wings, […]

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Balsamic Glazed Steak

Balsamic Glazed Steak

Nothing says summer like steak on the BBQ. Unfortunately, my landlord doesn’t allow barbecues on our balconies, so I’ve had to resort to creating my favourite summer dishes on the stove top or in the oven. When it comes to steak, I’ve had better success cooking it in the oven rather than in a skillet. […]

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