Monthly Archives: November 2021

A Simple Thing That Holds Great Memories

This morning I found myself thinking about Christmases when I was young. There are so many great memories of Christmas that I hold close to my heart. I grew up with a large family around me and being the youngest … Continue reading

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Tomato Olive Relish

Finally have everything planned out for our Christmas breakfast, which is early for me. Normally I am still trying to figure out exactly how the plates will look until the week before Christmas. I can see in my mind what … Continue reading

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Kitchen Experiments

I like trying different things to make sauces out of, most never make it past my experiment. Over the years I have made somethings that I still make. Christmas breakfast has been my focus for the last couple of months … Continue reading

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An Accidental Ham And Cheese Omelette

Sunday was a busy day for us, weekly shopping trip in the morning, grandsons hockey game at noon and another grandsons soccer game at two fifteen. Lunch yesterday had to be something quick so it was ham sandwiches. I bought … Continue reading

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Lemon Pepper Shrimp, Asparagus, And Rice

Yes I am cooking chicken for my wife again, chicken legs with thighs attached. Thankfully she likes them done simply with just salt and pepper and roasted in the oven for an hour. Since the oven is being used my … Continue reading

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Back On My Christmas Breakfast Hunt

Thankfully we can have our whole family together for Christmas this year. Last year to put it politically correct was just weird. Making Christmas breakfast for our family has become kind of a tradition. It is my time to just … Continue reading

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Ham Stock Potato Soup

Wednesdays supper was a favourite of ours, ham stock potato soup. I made the stock on Tuesday and it turned Wednesday was the perfect day. It started snowing Wednesday morning and by supper time it was a snow storm. Potato … Continue reading

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Remembrance Day, Never Let It Be Forgotten

One hundred years ago we adopted the poppy as a symbol of Remembrance day. Wearing it was to honor those who gave their lives in the first world war. Over the years Remembrance day has become much more than just … Continue reading

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A Very Simple Supper

Last night I just wanted something simple that still tasted good, pork chops, pan gravy, mashed potatoes, and a vegetable. Been awhile since we have had mashed potatoes and gravy and when you grow up eating it you kind of … Continue reading

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Shrimp And Not Chips, French Fries

I am Canadian and chips come in bags either plain or flavoured. I have always found it interesting how somehow french fries became chips in England. Honestly I find myself calling them chips when I make battered fish. I guess … Continue reading

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