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Donna-Marie Pye is a best-selling cookbook author that has been cooking -and chatting about cooking – for many years. Along with fellow culinary enthusiast Maria Burjoski they own their own cooking school and share their passion for great food with others. She holds a Bachelor in Applied Science in Food and Nutrition from Ryerson University, … More Pork and mushroom pierogies…and the lady from Berlin.
When shopping for pork shoulder, you may find the label read: pork shoulder or pork butt. You may be wondering why this cut is called “pork butt” when it doesn’t come from the actual rear? Years ago pork shoulders in the U.S. were stored or shipped in barrels, which were called “butts,” so the name “pork butt” or “Boston butt” became popular in North America. … More Chipotle lime pork shoulder with avocado sauce
Macaroni salad is a classic dish enjoyed during the summer season. It’s the quintessential item to serve beside watermelon, ice-cold beverages, and BBQ meats. I have to admit that I often did not enjoy eating macaroni salad at barbecues because I always found that it was covered in heaps of mayo and not much else. … More Cold macaroni nicoise salad
When I think of sushi, I very often think of raw fish or vegetarian rolls. And I’m not too far off: according to Wikipedia, sushi “is a food preparation originating in Japan, consisting of cooked vinegared rice combined with other ingredients such as raw seafood, vegetables and sometimes tropical fruits.” … More Pork belly & pineapple sushi
When I was a child, much of my summer holidays from the time I was six years old were spent at my grandma’s three-bedroom, one-bathroom trailer along with my four cousins and two siblings. Yes, friends, three bedrooms and one bathroom. You do the math. … More Bacon brownies and the joy of couponing
I was not Sam I Am. I would not eat them in a box, with a fox, in a house and certainly not with a mouse. Gross. I never made it to the end of the book because the illustrations made me nauseous. … More Green Eggs and Ham… and Cupcakes!