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 – Walnut Pesto Recipe

Parsley Pesto

Pesto is usually made with basil and pine nuts, but you can also make it with other herbs or nuts. I made this one with parsley and walnuts, two ingredients that are plentiful here. I have lots of parsley in my garden. In fact, it’s kind of out of control.  If I let it, parsley will take overRead 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

Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins – Easy Rhubarb Muffins

Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins

Strawberry Rhubarb Muffins are always the first thing I make when the spring rhubarb begins to show itself. To me, rhubarb smells like spring, and brings back memories of childhood. Memories of dipping rhubarb stalks, freshly cut from the backyard, into little bowls of sugar. Yup, parents gave their children little tupperware containers of sugar back then,Read more