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Food and Drink

A Weekend of Work, Fun, and Food

A good weekend of work, fun, and food. The first lunch on Saturday was in a tiny hole-in-the-wall place near the Executive Plaza Hotel on North Road. Tiny place that I didn’t catch the name of. Very nicely cut sashimi. Finally, I’ve got the outdoor grill up and running again! The kids wanted smokies so […]

Food and Drink

Best Before – The Truth

I have previously read about the arbitrary “best before” or “sell-by” dates that food producers and sellers use. When I saw this blog post about best before dates on Stumbleupon, I felt it was worth sharing here. Have a read – Often, meaningless food expiration dates can actually cause Americans [and Canadians] to throw away […]

Life Musings

Animals and Meat

At bedtime we are reading the Laura Ingalls Wilder type books about life on the prairies. Except it appears that life took a turn for the worse on the prairie and now Rose and her Ma and Pa have left to go live in Missouri. Anyway it doesn’t matter where they are living, this evening […]

Food and Drink

Guilty Food Pleasures

Guilty food pleasures…so many…so many…perhaps my all time favourite will always be those flavour packed little gems of potato…tater tots or tater gems, whatever you choose to call them.   These amazing little fellers are just such a guilty pleasure. Tater tots, tater gems, french fries…potatoes…golden fried… What is your guilty food pleasure? Commenting is […]

Food and Drink

My 100 foot diet for 2012

Over spring break not only did I attend the BCTF AGM, I also had a colleague deliver a truck load of horse shit to my house in order to begin my annual 100-foot diet. Seeing as it is my goal to have a 100-foot diet, I try not to use stuff from too far away. […]

Food and Drink

Benton Brothers Fine Cheese Opens on Granville Island

Oops…found my blog post about Benton Brothers Fine Cheese in the development file. It is unfinished but I will get on it to share some of the tastes that we experienced at Benton Brothers Granville Island location. Just for the record, it was Benton Brothers Fine Cheese that saved me from quitting my blogging. Details […]

Life Musings

Stanley Park Day Tripping

Today I loaded the twins and my Sweetheart into the family sedan and headed out to Stanley Park. And it turned out to be a great day for touring the park! However, before we got to Stanley Park we stopped into the Vancouver Community College culinary arts retail outlet and picked ourselves up a couple […]