Monthly Archive: August, 2010

Scrambled eggs

Yes, I know,  everyone and their dog knows how to make scrambled eggs.  That’s what I used to think too.  I also used to think everyone knew how to poach eggs and make… Continue reading

Grated Potato Cake

Potatoes. Yum. I love potatoes.  Every way.  There isn’t a potato dish that I have ever met and not loved.  But, before I allow myself to go off on a rapture about all… Continue reading

Spinach Tarte

Okay, I confess.  This was for me, so it really wasn’t as high up on my priority list as the rest of the meal.  So, I cheated.  I know, shocking, isn’t it? The… Continue reading

Chicken in Orange and Tarragon Sauce

For the French night on our world tour I chose Chicken in Orange and Tarragon Sauce for my husband. As with the other fresh herbs, when we got to the supermarket, which as… Continue reading

Garlic Soup

When I was choosing the menu for the French leg of our “world tour” I wanted to choose things that either we had never tried before, or things I was afraid of trying. … Continue reading

Creme Brule

I decided it was best to make the desserts first.  Because, after all, if everything else went pear shaped we would be good with dessert. If the mousse had me slightly nervous, the… Continue reading

Chocolate Mousse

About a month ago, while we were sitting in our hotel room, looking through brochures about Yellowknife, trying to decide what to do the next day I asked my husband a question. “Can… Continue reading


Snickerdoodles. Even the name is brilliant! Someone told me a few weeks ago, that until I had tried snickerdoodles I hadn’t lived.  And because I couldn’t resist the challenge I searched for a… Continue reading

Chicken Cordon Bleu

I was trying to come up with something different to make for my husband’s supper tonight earlier while watching a show on the Food Network.  They were remaking American classics, a lot of… Continue reading

Twice Baked Potatoes

Okay, so this is one of the simplest things to do with a potato, but I love potatoes and reckon that if someone chances across this and decides to make their own that… Continue reading