macaroni and cheese for a chef

macaroni and cheese for a chef

Macaroni and Cheese Any true blooded North American goes a little woozy when those words are mentioned. In these days of low-carb, low-fat, low-food diets, macaroni and cheese is eaten in the secrecy of our closets. Frankly, sitting in the … Continue reading

chasing the light

chasing the light

The light’s changing. The brilliance of summer is fading to shorter days full of shadows. Food blogging is such a funny thing to do. Not laughter funny but rather frustrating funny. I’m constantly chasing the light. If I don’t get … Continue reading

I’m back…

I’m back…

Sorry about that! About two months ago, I made the decision to run in a local election to serve on the Saint John city council. I’ve done it before. For five weeks, completely immersed in the campaign, I ignored housework, … Continue reading

cheesy chunky sausage lasagna

cheesy chunky sausage lasagna

In seven days my life will settle and I will be able to talk with you again…  When there is no time to cook, lasagna is my fall back dish. Whenever Ralph sees me making lasagna he says, “cleaning out … Continue reading

pasta puttanesca – x-rated!

pasta puttanesca – x-rated!

Pasta puttanesca has all the heat and spice to make it worthy of an x rating. Legend has it that because this dish is so quick to make, ladies of the evening – the literal translation is the “w” word – … Continue reading

venison and pork bolognese

venison and pork bolognese

A good bolognese needs the freshest meat possible. I’m sure that I sound like a broken record but if you have the chance to get your hands on a meat grinder – grab it! It will become your new best friend. … Continue reading