Tag Archives: Mushrooms

Hot & Sour Soup

Winters in Ottawa are long and cold. Every time you think that Spring may finally be here, Winter comes roaring back with 20 cm of snow and bone chilling winds. While most people cower away inside during the winter months, Katie and I like to get out and enjoy the snow. Whether it be snowboarding, […]

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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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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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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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Goat Cheese Ravioli with Spinach & Mushrooms

This past Christmas, Katie’s parents bought me one of the best gifts I have ever gotten – a pasta maker. I was ecstatic. I have always wanted to make my own pasta, so that very same day I made a fresh spaghetti meal for 8 people. Little did I know how much work making home made pasta […]

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Stuffed Cremini Mushooms

So you’ve been invited to a potluck. What do you bring? A salad? Another dip? No, forget that and make these amazing stuffed mushrooms. They are nice tasty (somewhat) healthy treat that wil have people asking you for the recipe. Stuffed Mushrooms 24 button or cremini mushrooms 1/2 cup fresh spinach, chopped 2 cloves garlic, […]

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Lasagne Bolognese

Every six months my family has what we call “Cookfest”. Basically, we all get together and spend the entire day cooking, eating and listening to music. There may be a glass or two of wine in there as well.  Previous Cookfests have featured chili, fondue, soups, etc. This weekend we spent the day making 6 […]

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