Recipes

Recipe: Homemade Smoked Bacon Mac & Cheese

In the last week alone we’ve had sun, snow, sleet and storms. Assonance aside, it hasn’t been fun. So comfort food is in order I think, despite the alleged Spring season.  I’ve been meaning to try this stalwart of US menus for years, ever since a good friend (hailing from Indiana) first laughed at my […]

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Recipe: Quick Thai Green Chicken Curry

Fast Thai Green Chicken Curry If you’re anything like me, December was rather unhealthy.  Between the pre-Christmas parties, the over-indulgence during the Holidays and the couch-grazing during time off, I feel a very real need to take a bit of time for restorative rest.  That means bed early for some physical rest, and healthy food […]

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Writers’ Tipples: ‘The Screwdriver’ Recipe – Truman Capote

This is the first in a little series based on my favourite writers and their favourite drinks.  Yes, I know, terribly arduous a job I have, what with the mixing, the photographing, and yes, the drinking 😉 Here goes, hic, nothing…. The word ‘powerful’ gets bandied about a lot these days, allocated to everything from […]

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Recipe: Healthy ‘Fries’ (Baked Mushroom Fries)

Mushroom Fries In an attempt to make such healthy food interesting, I’ve been experimenting with making  traditional ‘bad’ food (i.e., fries) into healthy food (i.e., vegetable-based).  First up are some Portobello mushroom fries (or chips depending on the side of the pond you’re on) –  a simple and very economical snack. The key here is […]

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