In Lieu Of Travel

For someone who normally travels a lot, it has been 290 days since last I saw the inside of an airplane. And while I have often joked that I visit Guelph more than I live in it, I believe that this time at home represents the longest run of consecutive days that I have actually…

Ducking Felicious

This morning as I perused the fares of the Guelph Farmers’ Market, I had every intention of purchasing the necessary ingredients to make Asian Sweet Chili Sesame Chicken from Carls Bad Cravings. However, when I sauntered up to the butcher I was informed that they had fresh duck on hand. Being a huge fan of…

Zuppa!

After a morning adventure at the Guelph Farmers’ Market and wandering around downtown with Manon, I returned home with a shiny new purple crockpot. Because every good chef knows that purple is the colour of deliciousness.

Fall Falafel

Tonight I decided to take a culinary trip to the Middle East. According to the almighty Googles, I landed somewhere in Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel, Palestine, or Egypt. I think Google probably could have simplified this by simply calling it flavour country, but maybe that’s why I’m not in charge of the Googles.

Happy Physically Distanced Thanksgiving

As the number of cases of COVID-19 have continued to rise in Ontario, my family made the call to cancel our usual Thanksgiving gathering. And while it sucks that I won’t get a healthy dose of turkey and pie from the kitchen of Ma & Pa Gillis, I know that keeping our distance is the…

These Pies Were Made For Walking…

Not being the type of person who sleeps-in past 6:30 am, I rose today around 5:45 so that I could head to St. Jacob’s Farmers’ Market with Manon before the crowds gathered. Our early bird adventure paid off, as we made quick work purchasing what we needed before we jumped back in the car to…