"Putting Up" Summer's Finest

While I can desperately wish to bottle up summer to save for those cold January days, it’s just not going to happen. I can, however, preserve summer’s finest flavours in jams, jellies, condiments and pickles. Home preserving is more popular…

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Cooking "En Vacances"

There’s something to be said for staying in a clean, comfortable air-conditioned hotel when on holiday, but Michael and I have changed our perspective somewhat and now whenever we plan a holiday abroad we look to renting an apartment, cottage,…

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Summer's First Flush

There is an anticipation to the first bite of a June strawberry in Ontario, a feeling very much like the day before your summer vacation starts. And if your cravings for fresh strawberries had you buying the imports than you know they are…

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