A Slippery Situation

Eggs Benedict Ideal for a rockin' hangover or a sophisticated brunch, these eggs Benedict with maple-glazed smoked salmon and bacon will brighten your day. This is hands down my favorite breakfast or brunch. Mind you, I only have it a few times a years, and preferably in the colder weather. Due to its insanely richness … Continue reading A Slippery Situation

Why’d the Chicken Cross the Road…?

Southern Fried Chicken There's no doubt that Fried Chicken ranks high on many people's list of comfort foods. It's certainly up there on mine. And yes, we know we know, it's not at all good for us. Anything that comes out of a fryer is sure to fall short in nutritional value, but we're not … Continue reading Why’d the Chicken Cross the Road…?

Bah Bah Black Sheep, Have You Any Kål

Mutton & Cabbage Stew I don't want to step on anybody's toes here, or risk being exiled by fundamental traditionalists, but here's a Norwegian classic I'd like to share. Fårikål, literally translated means "sheep in cabbage", and can be pronounced as "for-ee-kole", is a dish as old as time. Every September in Norway, the annual … Continue reading Bah Bah Black Sheep, Have You Any Kål

I’m Talking Aboot Poutine, Eh?

Poutine Ask any foreigner about poutine and they'll probably mention something about the Russian President. Ask any Canadian about Vladimir Putin and they'll start drooling because all they heard was poutine. This quintessential Canadian dish couldn't be anymore straightforward. French fries, cheese curd, and gravy -- that's it. But is it really that simple? Any … Continue reading I’m Talking Aboot Poutine, Eh?

Et Tu Brute? The Betrayal of a Salad

Grilled Chicken Caesar Salad Just to make one thing clear,  Caesar salad has nothing to do with Julius Caesar, but everything to do with feeding an insatiable hunger. In North America, Caesar salad is commonly served with Italian food, and throughout the world it's considered American food. However, Caesar salad originated in Mexico, invented by … Continue reading Et Tu Brute? The Betrayal of a Salad