Eric and I have been visiting our good friend Rachel and her husband, Javier, in Lima, Peru along with the fourth of our quartet, Linda. We began the trip with a jaunt over to Cusco with a visit to Machu Picchu. … Continue reading
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salted caramel vanilla bean cookies
Days and months seem to whiz by faster as the years go by. At this point last year, Eric and I were well on our way to start an amazing Australian adventure with Sherri and Phread. However, just before departing on our … Continue reading
quinoa granola crunch
I’m glad to bring you the second in my granola series – though this one is a bit unusual – it lacks the quintessential granola ingredient – rolled oats. The stage is stolen by the nutritional powerhouse grain favoured by chefs, restauranteurs and … Continue reading
banana walnut granola
We’ve all heard the old adage of ‘Breakfast is the most important meal of the day’. I stand completely behind this idea but what you eat for breakfast is equally important. There is little as fulfilling in the morning as … Continue reading
Stuffed and smoked mushroom caps
About a month ago, I splurged and picked up a Big Green Egg. For those who may not know, the Big Green Egg will usher you into a new world of charcoal barbecuing and smoking all sort of food items. … Continue reading
I’ve been over at my folks place for the past week and thought I’d share some of our Canadian Thanksgiving adventure! A few months back, my dad asked if I’d like to help him make a turducken for our Thanksgiving feast. “For sure”, … Continue reading
Where in the world is à la Claude?
It has been quite a while since my last blog post – hopefully some of you have wondered where I have been and what I’ve been up to? Has the à la Claude kitchen been closed? Is it under renovation? Under new … Continue reading
want tickets to winnipeg mardi gras?
As mentioned earlier this week, I have a pair of Platinum Sponsor Tickets for the 10th Winnipeg Mardi Gras party good for the Friday, February 13th evening. This is my first giveaway contest on à la Claude – the contest idea was suggested … Continue reading
wrapping things up
It is the second last day at the Dairyman’s Cottage and we have a few extra loaves of bread, still-warm creamy milk from the farm’s cow and free-range eggs. What to do?!? Why, you make a bread pudding, of course! … Continue reading
to the market we will go…
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We woke at an eager time (in vacation world) of 6:45 AM to visit the Barossa Farmers Market. We found some great vendors for splendid local produce, meats, confections, flowers. Now comes the time to indulge! This afternoon – we … Continue reading