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Tag : winter

29 Apr 2014
polenta

“Stop Eating Polenta!!!”

It has been a very long, cold and snowy winter here in the Great White North. It’s now the last week of April and still the sun hasn’t made much of an appearance. The cold has kept most folks inside, hibernating – myself included. It’s the kind of weather that makes you crave warm, comforting foods, and for me – that is polenta my friends. I’ve consumed bowl after bowl all winter long while staring out my window at the endlessly falling snow. […]

06 Jul 2013

Leftovers Soup

Last night I made a big meal for the family, a slow roasted prime rib of beef with all the fixings, including mashed potatoes and corn on the cob. A bit ambitious for a weeknight but well received. Whenever we have this type of meal I inevitably have something leftover, and it’s often an odd assortment of veggies.  I’m terrible at predicting how much my kids will actually consume. Either there is a fist fight over the last piece of […]