Romantic Gestures

Looking to treat your special someone but just don’t know what to do? How better to show someone you care then by taking the time and effort to create the gift yourself? […]


The Sophisticated Gourmet – Review

A cookbook with something for every stage of a cook’s expertise… novice to gourmet… ordinary to sophisticated. Includes three recipes; Red Pasta Sauce for All Seasons, Pollo Parmagiana – Without The Problems! and Corn All Jazzed Up!. […]


Gifts from the Kitchen

Flavored vinegars and oils are quite popular theses days. They make a very thoughtful gift for a hostess, for a housewarming, or for Christmas. Includes base recipe and variations. […]


White Fish Provencal

A new expanded line of 100 per cent organic herbs, spices and seasonings has hit store shelves across the country as part of a trend to meet a growing demand by Canadian consumers for healthier, better tasting organic products. […]


Everyday Veal Pot Roast

Using a less tender cut and braising it to juicy tenderness is a great way to enjoy veal that’s not only delicious, but economical too. Add chopped carrots and potatoes during last hour of cooking if you like. […]

Side Dishes

Eggplant Parmesan

2 pounds eggplant (2 medium)
2 tablespoons olive oil, approximately
1 onion, chopped
3 or more garlic cloves (to taste), minced or put through a press
3 pounds ripe tomatoes, peeled, seeded and chopped, or three 28-ounce cans, drained and chopped
1 teaspoon salt, preferably sea salt, or to taste
Freshly ground pepper, to taste […]