Author Archives: Graham Stewart

About Graham Stewart

This is me on a bad day.

Bay Leaves In Beans

Putting bay leaves in the water when I soak beans overnight is something I have been doing so long I can’t remember whether it was told to me or I read it. I think it was someone telling me about … Continue reading

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Picking Ham Bones

I made a post about a question I was asked, ” what’s the most important thing I would tell someone just starting to cook”. My answer was don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty. Today I am making ham … Continue reading

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Garlic, Parsley, Scalloped Potatoes

I should of taken a picture, but it was Easter and I forgot to. Really wasn’t even thinking about posting this recipe at all. It was our family telling me when they tasted it that it needed to be on … Continue reading

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Making Mustard

When I stop and think about it I have been making my own mustard just about my whole adult life. I keep buying different mustards but don’t find most of them strong enough. Yellow hotdog mustard is something I would … Continue reading

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Easter Family Meal

Our winter blizzard is over so it isn’t going to spoil our family Easter. This Easter meal is really a double family meal as it is also a family birthday supper. As much as I like what we are having … Continue reading

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A Winter Blizzard In Middle Of April

It’s the thirteenth of April and we are in a winter blizzard. It is snowing and the wind gusts are 80 km/h. The visibility is about 50 yards and zero in the gusts. As strange as it may seem this … Continue reading

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Restaurant Trepidation

Monday we are going to a restaurant for supper. It has been over two years since we have been in a restaurant for supper. It’s a double birthday supper, our granddaughter is six Monday. The other persons birthday isn’t near … Continue reading

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Chicken Vegetable Soup

Since I have been making fried chicken and chicken wings often I had enough chicken parts to make chicken stock. When I make fried chicken I use a whole chicken and butcher it myself. The backs I keep in the … Continue reading

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Honey Garlic Meatballs

I had a recipe pop up on google feed the other day and it reminded me of my recipe. I haven’t made this for well over twenty years, which is a shame. The sauce I have used with different things … Continue reading

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Bone In Skin On Chicken Breasts

Yes I cooked chicken again, my wife asked for it. As much as I don’t like chicken I do know how to cook it. When I look at any given year I probably cook chicken at least 150 times. This … Continue reading

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