Uptown Saint John seafood pie

Uptown Saint John seafood pie

For a Maritimer, seafood and Christmas go hand in hand. It’s not that we don’t eat fish and seafood the other eleven months of the year; we do! At Christmas time it’s different. We honour the bounty of the sea that surrounds … Continue reading

in her words

in her words

From my daughter, Kaitie… I am my mother’s daughter. Mom came to visit me this weekend in Toronto. She hates it. Well, she doesn’t hate it,but she prefers that I come home. She likes me in my bed at home. … Continue reading

May Day Feast

May Day Feast

I love May Day! A day to celebrate springtime with revelry and feasts paying homage to fertility and planting. Oh to be pagan! For your celebration today give this simple pasta dish a try – easy peasy… Fettuccine with Spicy … Continue reading

an astronaut who likes lobster

an astronaut who likes lobster

I’m just days away from the opening of Italian by Night and my brain is on overdrive – my body too, if the carbuncle (aka cold sore) I’ve been nursing for the past week is any indication. I’ve always had a head down, … Continue reading

It Was A Wonderful Summer

It Was A Wonderful Summer

Early April – I picked fiddleheads in the pouring rain – they were the color of emeralds. Late April – Molly and I loved our daily walks through the woods. May – We found these tiny robin’s eggs in one … Continue reading

Savour @ St. Andrews by the Sea

Savour @ St. Andrews by the Sea

There is nothing I love better than having somebody cook for me. It matters not whether the food is edible although it is a lovely plus! The idea that someone would take time from their day to consider a menu, … Continue reading