Looking to impress your Mom this Sunday? I made this dinner last night, but it’s special enough for Mother’s Day or any occasion…and here’s the thing. It actually came together in less than 30 minutes.
Not that mom isn’t worth more of your time…but wouldn’t you rather spend it having a drink with her? Continue reading →
When your anniversary follows a mere week after your birthday, sometimes it’s good to take the hit and make one of those celebratory dinners at home.
Don’t get me wrong — I love eating out — having someone else cook dinner is one of the best gifts a chef could ask for.
But restaurant dining comes with a big bill these days, and there are times when I have a hard time justifying the cost. We both thoroughly enjoyed my birthday dinner last week in Victoria at Ulla on Fisgard (I took advantage and toured their wine-by-the-glass list extensively), but no matter how good the food & libations, two $200 meals in one week is hard for most peoples’ savings accounts to swallow.
The stinging nettles are out on Pender! Delayed by a couple of weeks by that brief cold snap and dump of snow in February, I’m happy to report, after 3 days of picking, that while most of Pender is under at least three inches of water from recent torrential downpours, that has not prevented the velvety green tips of my favourite edible weed from emerging out of the puddles.