American Thanksgiving

American Thanksgiving

When I lived in New York, I was fascinated at how deeply and joyfully Americans celebrated Thanksgiving. As a Canadian, it felt more like Christmas. The airports were jammed with people going home to celebrate with their families. When Christmas … Continue reading

pear tarte tatin for Sara

pear tarte tatin for Sara

I’ve lusted after tarte tatin since I began cooking. Given that commercial puff pastry has been available at the super market for years, I’m not sure why I’ve been so timid to try it. Over the weekend, I threw caution … Continue reading

cinnamon and sugar apple crisps

cinnamon and sugar apple crisps

Cinnamon and sugar on anything is delicious. Ever had it sprinkled over a piece of homemade bread toasted slathered in butter. Damn! I just drooled on my keyboard again. It’s 5 am and I haven’t had my breakfast yet… Back … Continue reading

rhubarb crisp on a rainy day

rhubarb crisp on a rainy day

Rhubarb crisp after it’s been raining for days. Not a warm Spring rain, more of a stings your face because it’s so harsh kind of a rain. It’s OK. I had loads of catch up stuff to attend to, the … Continue reading