Tag: meat

In the Kitchen

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 […]

In the Kitchen

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 was hot and sunny and we had just got our backyard pool set up, we […]

In the Kitchen

Tasty Meat and Potato Pie

The kids and I saw a video on the Facebook about making what we called Meat and Potato Pie and we decided to give it a try ourselves – with what we had on hand, in the kitchen. We started out making a Bernaise sauce – basically melting a 1/2 lb of butter and whisking […]

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 and full of flavour. I started with a beauty of a ribeye steak from Meat […]

Food and Drink

Lunch at Memphis Blues Barbecue

The barbecue scene in Vancouver has certainly improved over the last few years; there is the Hogshack out in Steveston, Dixies on Hastings Street, Peckinpah in Gastown, and of course a number of locations of Memphis Blues Barbecue House. Last week when we were hankering for some barbecue, we decided to visit the Richards Street […]

Food and Drink

A Pig Roast at Meat Craft Urban Butchery

An awesome meat spectacle at Meat Craft Urban Butchery’s grand opening event today. This is what you call fresh pulled pork. Dressed up with a handful of coleslaw and a House of Q barbecue sauce with extra bourbon and pig drippings added in, awesome sauce! Meat Craft Urban Butchery is located at 114 Moody Street […]

Foodie News

Meat Craft Urban Butchery Grand Opening Event

I have written a couple blog posts now about the Meat Craft Urban Butchery located in Port Moody. And, although they have been open for business for a couple of weeks now, they are going to have a grand opening celebration on Sunday November 22nd between noon and 4 PM. At their grand opening event Meat Craft will […]

Food and Drink

Cooking the Gammon Bacon

Before heading out of town for a weekend at my cabin I visited the folks at Port Moody’s Meat Craft Urban Butchery to get some meat to take along.   I bought four slices of Gammon bacon and a monstrous strip loin steak (more about that piece of meat tomorrow). Although it is more expensive […]

Foodie News

Meat Craft Urban Butchery

Just in time for the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend, Port Moody’s Meat Craft Urban Butchery has opened for business! Opening for today was no small feat; there were many late nights of construction and preparation in order to be ready. But after chatting withGreg McFetridge and Kerry Martini, the owners of Meat Craft they say it was […]

Food and Drink

Tenen Restaurant For Lunch

I went back to the Tenen Restaurant with a couple of besties for lunch today and we shared a platter of meat. Oh my, it was a platter of meat, meat and more meat. And a couple of veggies. When Sasha the owner brought it to our table he said, “You know, we take our […]