I like football. This is surprising because I generally hate watching sports on teevee. I don’t know if its the tight-ends or the hairless arms, but football is a-okay in my books. Every Sunday, we dress baby Otis in his … Continue reading
These are my pulses, my legumes, my dried old beans, my sad, lonely, lentils. I compulsively buy legumes from bulk stores, put them in pretty jars and rarely use them. I own an entire book on heirloom beans, pages tagged … Continue reading
Cookies are a brilliant form of snacking – fun to make, fun to eat, fun to dip, fun to sandwich. Paula Deen was surely channeled when this cookie was first baked and posted on the interweb by way of the … Continue reading
Did I give up going to markets, pasta making, dreaming of Italy and trying new restaurants? Does food not inspire me anymore? Or, has a life-sucking force invaded my body – rendering me relatively listless, nauseous and scatterbrained? Let’s go … Continue reading
2) Combine popcorn, bacon and nuts in a large bowl.
3) At medium heat, bring sugar, corn syrup and butter to a boil in a large saucepan. Stir
occasionally for 10-15 minutes until dark golden.
4) Add vanilla carefully, it will sputter.
5) Spray a spatula with non-stick cooking spray. Remove mixture from heat and pour into
large bowl over the popcorn. Using the spatula, work quickly to coat the popcorn with the
molten hot sugar.
6) Spread mixture onto baking trays. Sprinkle with kosher salt. The sugar will harden
quickly. Allow cool and break into pieces.
7) Store in sealed container for up to 2 weeks – but it won’t last that long, I promise!
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Butterscotch Scotch Eggnog
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A surge of southern BBQ restaurants has taken the city by hickory smoke storm. Lex Taman, a self-professed “recovering baker”, and Eric Hadley, a chef of high and lowbrow cooking, opened Hadley’s in September, quietly. There was no media blitz; … Continue reading
Vampires are so last year; zombies are king now, consequently I might be a year behind in my attempt to ward off the bloodsuckers of west Toronto. I am an Ontario garlic fiend; I buy a heap of it in … Continue reading