Ginger Peach Salsa

Ginger Peach Salsa

    Peaches are an essential part of summer where I live. This Ginger Peach Salsa is perfect for grilling, also an essential part of summer. I live out in the country in the land of orchards. I drive every day during the month of August past a sign that reads “The Best Peaches in The World.”Read more

Parsley Pesto

Look at this parsley! It’s out of control.  It has taken over my garden. I have a mixture of Italian flat leaf parsley, and the regular run of the mill kind of parsley. They seem to enjoy mingling with each other, and are extremely  happy in my garden. They are deep green, healthy and thriving. Seriously thriving.Read more

Alder Planked Salmon with Lemon Dill Aoli -Planked Sockeye

Planked Salmon on the grill is one of the easiest and most flavourful ways to cook it. I like to plank salmon on alder; I love the crisp woodsy, smoky  flavour that it gives to the planked salmon, which is  wild sockeye from right here in beautiful BC. Whatever salmon is fresh and available toRead more

Rhubarb Jam – Two Ingredient Rhubarb Jam Recipe

Rhubarb Jam

Rhubarb Jam is a yearly springtime celebration for those of us that grow our own food. Rhubarb is one of the very first ways that we get to use seasonal produce from our gardens after a long winter. And this was a long one. Spring, thank you for showing up, finally. If you don’t have aRead more

Garden Fresh Salsa with Homemade Tortilla Chips

I love this time of year when the garden is full of yummy things to harvest and eat! Right now I have jalapeno peppers, tomatoes and cilantro going strong so of course I needed to make salsa! This salsa is fresh and flavorful, just like the kind of salsa you see everywhere in Mexico. TheRead more

Cranberry Sauce From Scratch – Homemade Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Homemade Cranberry Sauce

  The Cranberry Sauce is often an afterthought, for a holiday dinner. However, Thanksgiving is about celebrating all that we have to be thankful for, right?  At this time of year, our ancestors were giving their thanks for the bounty of the harvest. Back, then, our food didn’t come in cans, it was made from scratch withRead more