How to Complain to the Kitchen

I have always been afraid of complaining to the kitchen in a restaurant, because I have worked in restaurants and seen what angry cooks do to food. We have all heard the “Fast Food Nation” horror stories, and they are

History of Tea

“How about a nice cup of tea,” is the sort of dialogue heard in British movies about the second world war; portraying times of suffering and typifying a certain phlegmatic attitude of plucky Brits; not to mention a leveling of

Cinco De Mayo Drink Recipes

While Cinco De Mayo has taken on an entirely different meaning in the United States than originally purposed in Mexico, it is an opportunity to learn, honor and celebrate a culture that blends Mexican heritage with American life style. This

How do you Make Banana Nut Bread

Somehow every few weeks I suddenly seem to purchase too many bananas for my family to consume and I end up with several black and wizened offerings in the fruit bowl, but I certainly don’t throw them away as they

Fish Seafood Recipes

Salmon is a very versatile type of fish. It can be used in many different recipes. It goes well with many different dishes from salmon souffl, to a simple spread for sandwiches. I am going to give you two of

Canned Salmon

This is my favorite recipe using canned salmon – and one of my favorite contributions to a pot luck dinner. Coulibac A salmon pie, enrobed in puff pastry, is a joy to behold that more than satisfies the taste buds.

Beer Reviews Unibroue La Fin Du Monde

Even though the region of the country that I live in is not known for it’s friendliness toward high-end beers, there are a few stand-bys that I can return to time and again when the occasion arises. One of these

How to Make Spinach and Coriander Soup

Spinach is one of those foods that you either love or hate.  I suspect the hate part comes from the experience of being presented with badly or over-cooked spinach.  Yet there can be no doubt that spinach is one of

How to Make Shrimp Rice

Shrimp rice is an easy delicious meal to make for all the family. It is also a great way to use up all your leftovers from previous meals. The recipe is great because it is not set in stone. If

How to Cook for a Large Family Broccoli Quiche

How to Cook for a Large Family: Broccoli Quiche. I have found that cooking for a large family is not as easy as doubling the recipe, it just never turns out the same. So, I have come up with my