Category Archives: In the Kitchen

Cabin Cooking; Ribeye Steak and VEGGIES!!

Cabin Cooking – pictures are worth a 1000 words right? Well here are a few thousand words!! Let me just say, thus steak from Meatcraft Urban Butchery was awesome. And the veggies from the Desert Hills Ranch in Ashcroft…wonderfully fresh … Continue reading

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We Cook Scrambled Eggs Gordon Ramsay Style

On my most recent trip to the family cabin my daughter and I tried cooking scrambled eggs Gordon Ramsay style – and I would say we had some success. Have a look.

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Beet Greens and Eggs for Breakfast

Breakfast today was two eggs from the place we always stop in Agassiz fried sunny side up and perched atop a little nest of beet greens from my front yard garden. The eggs and beet greens were all sitting on … Continue reading

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Camp Cooking Essentials

As I mentioned in my last blog post, I survived a camping trip to the Lightning Lakes campground in Manning Park with my wife and kids. Part of my survival is based on what I took along for camp cooking … Continue reading

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Grilling Season Has Begun

I’m a little late to join the grilling season this year but what the hey, I’m doing it now. The fact that I’m eating more of a plant-based diet isn’t going to keep me from grilling this summer. So last … Continue reading

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Lunch; Steak and Potatoes

Good old lunch of steak and potatoes with a little sautéed broccolini to make it even more healthy. The potatoes are fingerlings. Steamed. Best eaten dipped in a creamy dip. The broccolini is cooked by adding it to a large … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday With Thug Kitchen 101

Meatless Monday today in the Test Kitchen and I kicked up the flavour meter on my Skillet Beer Chili Mac by adding some STR8 Flexin Imperial Stout from my local craft brewery, Twin Sails. The ultra deep flavour profile of … Continue reading

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Dinner With Dad

One of the best ways to get kids who are reluctant eaters (how is it that I end up with a reluctant ester?) to eat is to make bizarre things out of the food.  Last night I decided to make … Continue reading

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French Fries Without the Fryer

My kids love French fries. But I don’t want to give them deep fried food, plus I don’t like using a deep fryer at home! So rather than deep frying potatoes, I have been experimenting with oven baking potatoes. Today … Continue reading

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Cabin-Cooking; Bone-in Prime Rib Steak

On the long weekend just passed, I decided to head out of town to the cabin. As well as making bread at the cabin, I also needed something substantial for my dinner so of course I visited Meat Craft, my … Continue reading

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