Summer arrived out of left field in Vancouver! It’s been really warm the last few days. Like I’m talking mid to high 20’s (Celsius, not Fahrenheit – I’m in Canada, not Siberia), humidity, sunshine… The full-meal deal. I’m not complaining; the sunshine is a welcome respite from the rainy winter we had! While my body … Continue reading Minty-Fresh Zucchini Salad
Happy Victoria Day long weekend Canada! This weekend is also the official start to BBQ season, eh! I think it’s actually written in the constitution that you have to BBQ at some point over the weekend 😉 Here in Rain-couver, I'm just hoping to see the sunshine that the weather man promised. First world problems, … Continue reading Greek Chicken, with a Grilled Veggie Salad
I’m on a bit of a chicken theme here! We eat a lot of chicken in our house… and fish! I have some ideas for fish recipes, so stay tuned! Back to the chicken though! It started out as a bit of rainy, dreary Friday here in Vancouver (of course, as I'm typing this the sun … Continue reading Chicken Tortilla Soup – Canadian Edition
If you're a bona fide foodie (I'm still in training...) one of the signs is that you make your own stock - or so I'm told. I tried making my own chicken stock from scratch using my crock pot recently. I honestly found it to be quite finicky, even though I didn't have to watch … Continue reading Homemade Chicken Stock – Is it Worth it?
I had a bunch of leftover chicken that I wasn’t sure what to do with, so why not make chicken salad? I have to admit, that lunch has always been one of those meals where I’m not quite sure what to make. We’re not really sandwich people and it’s getting warmer, so soup is no … Continue reading Everything but the Kitchen Sink Chicken Salad