Category: Culinary

A New Era of Nachos 1

A New Era of Nachos

I love nachos. The cheesier the better. Seasoned meat just makes it a meal. But for whatever reason I don’t like making my own nachos at home. However I do love Epicure Selections seasonings...

Culinaire Victoria 2011 3

Culinaire Victoria 2011

When I first heard that Victoria would be hosting Culinaire 2011, I was extremely excited! Their website boasts of providing a “chance to experience the best restaurants and purveyors of fine food and beverage...

Essential Kitchen Skills 0

Essential Kitchen Skills

Some tasks should never be done in the home kitchen. This is a list of the opposite, things you should try. Some things, you’ll just never make as well as the masters can, whether...

My 10 best bites of 2010 1

My 10 best bites of 2010

I live for lists, end of year round ups, rankings and orders. I crave them like I crave the best soup dumpling in North America–which, incidentally is on this list I’m about to give...

Inject Some Flavour 1

Inject Some Flavour

One year we deep fried our holiday turkey.  It was wonderful, crispy, dark brown, moist, delicious, I could go on… Plus the bonus that it only took 45 minutes for a 12-lb turkey. Instead...

Caramelized Onions 3

Caramelized Onions

Its no secret that I am not a huge fan of onions but they do add such wonderful flavor to foods. I usually puree them so fine that they’re almost liquefied or use caramelized...