Category: In the Kitchen

In the Kitchen

Stuffed Peppers with Campbell’s Soup

Yesterday after school the kids and I saw a video of “how to make stuffed peppers” on the Facebook and we decided to try making them in our test kitchen. They turned out pretty good – but not perfect. But…we’ll get to that. .We started out by prepping the peppers – we cut the tops off […]

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Let’s Break Bread

What a couple of weeks of chaos! I’ve had no time to write a single thing. Ugh. So here’s a random pic of a loaf of French bread I baked while I was away at the cabin. It was a good loaf of bread. Please follow and like us:

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Butter Chicken with House of Knives

Last weekend I had a few quiet moments at home so I took the opportunity to test out the chef’s knife and vegetable peeler that the folks from House of Knives gave me – yes, this is a sponsored post because the knives were given to me by HOK. I decided to try making Butter […]

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5 Dads Go Wild; the Food We Ate

Disclosure – this blog post is about the 5DadsGoWild camping trip to Manning Park that I took with four other dad bloggers. Our trip was supported with products from a group of brands including House of Knives and Casus Grills Canada. As always, editorial control of everything I share on my blog remains with me […]

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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 – after they have added 18 eggs to the two and a half pounds of bacon, […]

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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 use a plain old cookie sheet to try make a long loaf of French bread. […]

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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 by mixing up a bowl of dry ingredients – breadcrumbs, a shake or three of […]

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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 (I was bad and I let my over-100 year old starter die). So technically speaking, […]

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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. And, I went way out of comfort zone because I put FROZEN meat in my […]

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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 grill to get the grill tracks set and then into the pre-heated oven for SIX […]