Category Archives: In the Kitchen

BBQ Pit Boys Inspired Bacon and Egg Pie

I was surfing around the YouTube the other day watching videos about grilling and smoking meat when I stumbled across the Barbecue Pit Boys making a Bacon and Egg Pie. What a riot. My favourite line from their video – … Continue reading

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My Attempt at Making French Bread

This past weekend I was doing some more of my cabin-cooking and I started reading a couple classic books about baking that got me into experimenting with making bread. I set aside my cast iron dutch oven and opted to … Continue reading

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We Made Grilled Blooming Onions

The other day after cruising through Pinterest and seeing all the beautiful foods that people have made with the help of their kids, I decided to get my kids to help me with grilling a blooming onion. We started out … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Sourdough Bread

Following my cooking frozen meat in our Instant Pot experiment, I decided to try something else with the Instant Pot – making a loaf of sourdough-like bread. I say “sourdough-like” bread because I don’t actually have a sourdough starter anymore … Continue reading

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Instant Pot Pork Chops

I got home yesterday to find that there was nothing in the fridge to feed the family. And they were hungry. Hungry and quickly transitioning to hangry. What to do? Yes, that is correct, I turned to the Instant Pot. … Continue reading

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Dirty Apron Cooking Class

Last week I attended a cooking class at the Dirty Apron cooking school. The name of the class was Meat Eaters Unite. It was not vegetarian friendly. Above is a photo of the lamb chops I cooked. Start on the … Continue reading

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Burgers on the Grill

We did it again – we did burgers on the grill. I have to admit that once again, I made them too thick. You’d think I would’ve learned after doing this once already! Another thing I would probably do differently … Continue reading

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Burgers on the Grill

As you hopefully remember, it was Mother’s Day on the weekend just gone. To be precise, it was on Sunday. I had made reservations at one of our favourite local eateries (not A&W this time!) but, seeing as the weather … Continue reading

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Linguine Carbonara; Dad in the Burbs Style

The other day I got a bee in my bonnet that I wanted to cook up some linguine carbonara. So I did it – Dad in the Burbs style which means I used a few “hacks” and whatever I had … Continue reading

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French Onion Soup Take II

Our second attempt at Instant Pot French Onion soup went much better than my first attempt. The difference? I cooked the onions longer before putting the pressure on. I also used more red wine while cooking the onions! And yes, … Continue reading

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