Archive for September, 2011

Berkshire Pork Loin Chop with Caramelized Apples

September 26th, 2011

When cooking without a recipe (the way I usually cook), I never measure things out, and rarely keep track of cooking times – which, when you’re writing a blog, doesn’t really help with sharing recipes. I didn’t plan on sharing last night’s dinner in my blog, as it was late when I made dinner, but […]

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The Magnum Heir Entry

September 25th, 2011

Last month I was a finalist in the Magnum Heir contest for a huge prize. I’d like to thank everyone who voted for me! Even though I didn’t win, it was an exciting ride. I couldn’t say anything about the items in the video while the contest was on, but now that it’s over, I […]

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Autumnal Equinox + Jill Stuart

September 23rd, 2011

Happy First Day of Fall! It’s been raining nonstop today, but I’m enjoying the peace and quiet to go through a few of the FW11 collections, lament my falling stocks (ha, ha), listen to the TEDxToronto conference livestream and start planning my Thanksgiving menu. To celebrate Friday, and the first day of fall, I thought […]

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The Nassau Report: Now Open – Blu Restaurant

September 14th, 2011

I’ve been saving a few photos from my trip to Nassau; hiding them away for the opportune moment. That moment is now! When I visited, my host and friend in the Bahamas, Chef R, was in the process of opening a restaurant and as of today, it is open! They have a prime location in […]

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September 8th, 2011

My goodness, how time flies – it’s already Thursday and if you’re in school, your first week is almost over! For me, that means the friendly school crossing guard is back near my house in the morning and afternoon with his whistle and ‘STOP’ sign, and children pass to and fro in their school uniforms, […]

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Slow Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

September 6th, 2011

I hope everyone’s had a splendid long weekend! Do you remember the black cherry tomatoes I shared (well, I ate them all but you know what I mean) with you a few weeks ago? Our other tomatoes have begun to ripen and yesterday, we had a wonderful harvest! I also picked what may well be […]

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