Tag Archives: side dish

Maple Baked Beans #recipe

July 30, 2012


This weekend, approximately 150 of my dad’s relatives gathered for our annual family reunion.  My grandfather was one of nine siblings.  Each summer, of those nine families undertakes the monumental task of assembling all of us in one place.  Every family that comes brings both a dessert and a main course dish.  For dessert, I […]

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Carrot Salad

May 28, 2012

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You know those dishes your family always serves?  The ones you don’t even think about anymore because, heck, doesn’t everybody know about them?  Yah, those ones.  Last weekend, we went back to visit my family and celebrated Mother’s Day (we’re a little behind there, I know)  In all his 12+ years in this family, Goose […]

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Granny’s Jell-O Salad

May 2, 2012

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Not so very long ago, the world lost a great woman.  ‘Granny’, as she was known to almost everyone, was a true matriarch. By the time I met her, she had declined in health and was no longer up to making her legendary chocolate cake and other mouth watering delights.  She was still helping her […]

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Putting Finish Quantum to the Ultimate Test

April 27, 2012

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For Easter this year, I skipped the ham and served a turkey instead.  What I didn’t skip was the scalloped potatoes.  What I did do was use a new recipe.  One involving cream cheese, bacon, and maple syrup.  If I do say so myself, it is a must try. 1 onion, thinly sliced 1/2 pkg […]

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Asian Noodle Salad

February 6, 2012


You will probably notice in the next little bit that there are fewer recipes being posted. Around these parts, when a baby comes, so does the food. The birth of our beautiful E4 has been no exception. The neighbours that kept the boys arrived mere hours after we got home, bearing food in quantities that […]

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