I first mentioned ‘Iron Maiden Seafoods’ smoked albacore tuna as a suggested addition to a corn chowder recipe that I created back in July. I often purchase their fantastic products from the Trout Lake Farmers Market. When Gigi found out that I had mentioned their seafood in my blog, she asked me to extend an [...]
Posts from ‘August, 2007’
Holy blog backlog! This summer has been so full of exciting things to see and do, I’ve not been able to sit still long enough to write about any of it. For the last two weeks, I’ve been road-tripping to organic farms and community gardens, picking blackberries, meeting really interesting food enthusiasts of all shapes, [...]
I came home from the farmers market today with a whack of basil; far too much to eat it all fresh. What better time to whirl up a batch of simple, fresh, aromatic, bright green pesto? Keeping this in the fridge is handy dandy. Try it on pizza, grilled on bread, stirred into salad dressing, [...]
My friends, Stephanie and Neil, are blessed with three gorgeous fig trees in their back yard. Being creative and generous folk, and also the loving parents of their one year old son, Costello; it would seem that they were inspired by their abundant harvest to arrange the following special gathering:
FIG FEST ‘07
Sorry for the [...]
O.k., just one last rant about plastic bags, and then I promise to shut up about it….at least for awhile. My Mom kindly ripped this tid bit from the newspaper for me last Saturday (thanks, June), and it is too good not to share. Leaf Rapids, Manitoba has become the first municipality in Canada to [...]
the ‘Does My Blog Look Good In This?’ photo contest. What amazing entries they were. Congratulations to the first place winner, La Tartine Gourmande (shown above). Here is a peek at all 88 entries.
My fabulous roommate, Michel has an equally fabulous barbeque. When he first brought home his shiny new Weber (Spirit E-210), buzzing with excitement, I really couldn’t see what all the fuss was about. I figured it must be a guy thing. Then one balmy summer evening, I took it for a spin. SO satisfying to [...]
The above photo by Chris Jordan depicts 60,000 plastic bags, the number used in the U.S. every five seconds.
The second photo is a partial zoom.
The final photo is detail at actual size.
On July 31, I successfully completed my 30 day challenge. It also happened to be the last day of artist Chris Jordan’s photo exhibit [...]