Food Mood

13-52-2014: Fresh Baked

March 30th, 2014|52 Weeks 2014, Food Mood|

March 30, 2014 - Once is luck, twice is interesting, but three times...when you manage to do something perfectly three times in a row... now you have a pattern :) A few weeks ago I bought a bread cloche. I'd been eyeballing it for a few months at a store downtown, and I pretty much [...]

Punishing pomegranates!

March 28th, 2014|Food Mood|

I never eat pomegranates. Not because I don't like them, I love them. But I never eat them because they are more trouble than they are generally worth. But after watching this... I think I may go buy a pomegranate this afternoon and beat the crap out of it just for fun!

9-52-2014: Soup Sunday!

March 2nd, 2014|52 Weeks 2014, Food Mood|

March 2, 2014 - Ahhhh, what can be better than a warming bowl of potato-bacon soup on a rainy Sunday evening? I can't think of much! Sundays always seem like the perfect day for easy, lazy, comfort food. Particularly in the winter. I was browsing a magazine on the way back from Nanaimo late last [...]

Roasted Baked Potato and Garlic Soup

November 27th, 2011|Food Mood|

It's "Soup Sunday" again, and my inspiration came from someone else's (Afton's) recently posted soup recipe. We had a pretty empty cupboard so a trip to Granville Island was in order. It goes something like this: olive oil 6 russet potatoes 3 heads of garlic 2 or 3 large leeks 8 cups chicken stock 2 [...]