Tagine Chicken with Olives and Preserved Lemons

I received a lovely gift from my sister-in-law when she came to visit a couple of weeks ago. Firstly let me say this is not my first tagine recipe that I have blogged about. However because of my sister-in-law this is the first one in an actual Tagine. What a unique cooking vessel. Not unlike a cast iron pan that you must first season before … Continue reading Tagine Chicken with Olives and Preserved Lemons

Soba noodle salad with roasted chicken

Current situation is I am in the den trying to write my blog, my sister-in-law is in the kitchen doing dishes, her husband is helping my husband with his snowmobile seat replacement. My brother-in-law and his GF just left to head home to the Cape which is why I am in the den trying to write. Oh and my daughter and her BF just woke … Continue reading Soba noodle salad with roasted chicken

Spaghetti with lemon and summer cherry tomatoes

Mary Mary quite contrary how does your garden grow? I would say; if asked that it is doing OK; just OK because somethings are doing way better than others. I would argue that it’s more the weathers fault than my own; how could you dispute it? July was the rainiest on record, August has been hazy hot and humid and still a bit damp. Later … Continue reading Spaghetti with lemon and summer cherry tomatoes

Grilled flounder with a tarragon (mostly parsley) lime Escabeche

  How many times have you had something stick to your grill, oiled and or hot enough not it happens. I do not proclaim to be a grill master by any means. I have always used a gas grill so it goes without saying that if I were to grill on charcoal flame it would take some adjustment on my part. Who knows maybe some … Continue reading Grilled flounder with a tarragon (mostly parsley) lime Escabeche

Meat Jun with Somen Dressing Chopped Salad

This recipe is a slight collaboration between my daughter and I; since I work from home my job was to make the marinade and add the steak to it so it had time to gather all the yumminess – which for only marinating for a couple of hours had a ton of flavor. This is another recipe from one of her favorite cookbooks Aloha Kitchen. … Continue reading Meat Jun with Somen Dressing Chopped Salad