• Pizza Night Experimentation

    by  • March 16, 2013 • 4 Comments

    I referenced a few days ago that I had made ciabatta with some of my pizza dough.  I like to make my dough 1-3 days in advance to enhance the flavor*.  Lately I’ve been using dough that is more or less a combination of pizza dough and ciabatta.  Essentially the recipe is a ciabatta...

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    The Most Local Food Comes From…

    by  • March 15, 2013 • 0 Comments

    …My Garden! Last night I planted the first round of seeds for this upcoming growing season.  I was accompanied and assisted by a new friend from Transition KW and briefly by my son (before he had to go to bed).  My new friend and I connected through a common interest and overlapping needs—I love to garden...

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    Mushroom-Leek Frittata, Kale Slaw, Homemade Bread

    by  • March 11, 2013 • 2 Comments


    The inspiration for the frittata came from Fertile Ground CSA’s website.  Theirs was simply a leek frittata, but for some reason we wanted to add Ontario mushrooms… so we did.  We had to combine a few recipes so we based ours on Fertile Ground’s and on Foodland Ontario’s.  The results were quite good, and although I...

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    Kusherie, Glazed Carrots, and Yogurt

    by  • March 8, 2013 • 3 Comments


    I came across the Kusherie recipe in the More With Less cookbook back in January.  I tried it and my family loved it!  It is a straight-forward recipe that brings together a number of wonderful flavours and textures and makes a really filling meal!  With a side of glazed carrots and yogurt the whole...

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    The Local Kitchener (I Am )

    by  • February 27, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Why am I a Kitchener? Because I can’t call myself a cook and yet much of my favorite times in the day are spent in the kitchen.  It is there that I can find some peace and time to think and also where my wonderful daily meals are created.  I mostly use recipes although I...

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