Category: In the Kitchen

In the Kitchen

Minute Rice Cooking Tips from Chef John Higgins

While I was tuned into the webcast with Chef John Higgins, Director of Toronto-based George Brown Chef School – Canada’s leading chef school and one of the top culinary schools in North America, I made notes on some of his rice cooking tips – tips that work equally well for cooking Minute Rice.    In no particular order […]

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Mustard and Preventing Leg Cramps

This blog post isn’t so much about food as it is about how I use a certain for preventing leg cramps. But to back up a little, I used to get excruciatingly painful leg cramps. Leg cramps that made me hop around in agony as I tried to stretch to get the cramp out of […]

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Spring Aspargus

I simply love this time of the year because of the fresh asparagus that we can access. Admittedly, it is not local and it is brought to us from Mexico or California, but I still love it.  To cook my aspargus I turn our Titanium Exclusive sauté pan to high and let it get hot. […]

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Experimenting in the Test Kitchen

Although I have not been posting here for the last few days I have been eating, cooking and experimenting in the Eating in the Burbs test kitchen. We have been experimenting with a variety of gluten-free recipes and even some true Paleo-style cooking ideas – truly amazing what you can do with Paleo cooking!! Tomorrow […]

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Gluten-Free Brazilian Cheese Breads

My Mom made these cool little cheese breads – cheese breads that are gluten-free and yet still full of flavour!! Once again, these are so easy to make that it is almost ridiculous. The best way to mix together the ingredients for these cheese breads is in a blender. However if you’re one of the […]

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Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Here is the recipe for the most amazing and best tasting gluten free chocolate chip cookies you will ever find. Perhaps the best part, these cookies are super easy and quick to make. Mix the following ingredients together in a bowl: One cup of almond butter 3/4 cup of sugar One large egg A half […]

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Which Cooking Oil to Use

Earlier in January I found this very cool blog post on, not surprisingly, a very cool blog  and now, with their permission, I am sharing some of their post here with you. From deep-fried foods to healthy salads, cooking oils play a part in the flavor profile and healthiness of many meals. With such a […]

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Awesome Yorkshire Pudding Recipe

As promised some days ago, here is the Yorkshire Pudding recipe my mother agreed to share with me and my readers. I was in the test kitchen when this Yorkshire Pudding recipe was made and it really is as easy as I describe here – there is no pre-heating the pan, no need for “beef […]

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SushiQuik for the Home

The good folks at SushiQuik make a nifty device for rolling your own sushi at home and they were kind enough to send me a complimentary sample of their device so that I could see how it works, play around with it, and make a short video of my experience with the SushiQuik. As I […]