Apples and Honey; An Inspired Apple Crisp

Almost a year ago I,  along with a few other bloggers were contacted by the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs to participate in some short Foodland Ontario videos featuring our blogs and small businesses.  It was a pretty great experience, and one of the best things about it was being introduced to […]

Peach Lemonade For Alanna {or When Peaches & Lemons Combine}

So we spent 7 hours on Tuesday turning 1 bushel of gorgeous, perfect, marvellous Red Haven Ontario peaches from Bizjak Farms into 29 jars of pure canning goodness.   Then the thirst struck, quickly followed by one of those brief moments of genius, pure peach genius. What you want to do is take Monday’s Real […]

project 365: week thirty one: July 30th, 2011 – August 5th, 2011

July 30th, 2011 Cottage chives and chioggia beets from Sarah’s garden. July 31st, 2011 Nursing on the dock at the cottage.  It’s World Breastfeeding Week from August 1st-7th so take a second in the next few days to offer your support to a mother if your life. We have the same picture from last year but […]

Recipe: Potato Salad with Yogurt, Dill, Curry & Mustard. Lots of Mustard.


We’re busy preparing for Rebecca’s 2nd birthday party by making some of our favourite salads.  I am a strict mayonnaise hater and mustard lover so this is our family’s version of potato salad.  It’s made with new Ontario potatoes, herbs from the garden and a hearty amount of yogurt and mustard. 2 pounds of potatoes […]