Lyon Rhone

Beef Bourguignon Simplified

The classic “Beouf Bouguignon” was popularized outside of France in the 1960s by Julia Child in her best selling cookbook,  Mastering the Art of French Cooking.  It was re-discovered by Gen-Xers through the film Julie...

Banana Bread

Banana Nut Bread

Having too many ripe bananas around our place poses more of an opportunity than a problem. With this easy recipe, you’ll watch those bananas disappear in no time. While most cooks add walnuts, I...

pankcakes

Pancakes from Scratch

Okay, I admit it.  For me, pancakes are really just an excuse to get my fill of a local specialty, maple syrup. Most years, by late March, the typical spring thaw in Eastern Ontario...

perch roll

Lancaster Perch Rolls

Growing up along the St. Lawrence in Eastern Ontario, meant enjoying many of the recreational opportunities this magnificent river provided.  One of the best spots for fishing along the river is on the widening...