Grief: On this day, I remember.

I never got to meet my grandfather Otto. He was a freedom fighter in Denmark during World War II. He was also sent to a concentration camp in Germany for two years because of his actions. He was a war hero. And it was the staple for my family moving to Canada – specifically Edmonton….

What's Cooking: my favorite cooking channels

Not that long ago, I complained to you that I was stuck in a food rut. Cooking had become a chore. Grocery shopping was even less fun. But as money grew tight – I had to come up with creative ways to make the paychecks stretch longer. And that meant cutting back on certain things…

What's Cooking: beef and rum stew

I watched a few different chefs on Youtube cook some delicious beef stew. I couldn’t decide on which recipe to follow – so I just worked with what I had on hand. Keep in mind – I don’t measure anything I put into my recipes. It’s always a dash of this, a handful of that…

What's Cooking: cooked kale & chicken recipe

In my effort to eat healthier and lose weight over the next few months, I finally got off my butt and got to work in the kitchen. I had some fresh kale in the fridge that needed to be used before it went bad. I hopped onto YouTube – my go to resource for how…

What's Cooking: beef stew recipes

Happy Monday. It’s a snowy and cold day today. I spent the evening last night in the kitchen and whipped up a couple of loaves – one banana loaf, and one lemon-vanilla loaf. I love homemade loaf. Makes for a great snack – or breakfast. Just throw in a piece of the loaf in the…

Personal: Sunday Meanderings

I just realized I haven’t written in a few days. I thought I would blogging daily but it’s difficult to come up with creative ideas to keep you interested and entertained. My brain is still foggy and I’ve had some wicked migraines this last month. Now that the weather is cooler, I’m really getting back…