Chicken Fajitas

I used the round cast iron griddle again, this time to make Mexican.  Chicken breasts marinating in homemade salsa. Chicken on the very hot griddle. Seared. Onions and green peppers. Sliced and ready to serve. With homemade flour tortillas. Topped with salsa and guacamole.

Cast Iron Round Griddle

  Cast iron griddle, 21 1/2 inches in diameter and very heavy. My neighbour Clif gave me this pan about four years but I had never used it. Until this past week.   The first time to make a Spicy Pork Tenderloin “Rice Bowl”  and the second time  Beef with Black Black Bean Sauce.  The surface…

On The Menu – October Week Four

Greek Style Lamb Shanks with traditional sides  Potatoes – Rice – Greek Salad Chicken and Dumplings Southern Style. Chicken Stew And Dumplings This is just a basic outline for the Stew. I never really measure anything when making any kind of stew. Just use it as a guide. 4 to 6 Chicken Breasts (or legs…

Recent Meals

Grilled Filet Mignon Bean Sprouts with Pork served over rice noodles. Bean Sprouts with Pork 3/4 pound of ground pork1 white onion sliced1 stalk celery sliced thin on an angle2 garlic cloves, minced or grated1 inch piece of ginger, grated2 or 3 Thai red chili peppers, sliced2 to 3 cups Bean SproutsPeanut oilScallions sliced on…

Chopping Boards

These two boards are a perfect thickness to use for chopping or cutting boards.   The figure though is still pretty enough  to use as a serving or presentation board.  

Pizza for Breakfast

Matthew (our son) has been home for a few daysand I’ve been making a few of his favourite meals. We had pizza last night and enough dough leftover to make pizza again for breakfast. Moe’s pizza was a “Breakfast Pizza”  topped with fresh mozzarella, fried potatoes, bacon and eggs. and for Matt, his favourite Greek…

On The Menu – Second Week of October

A few of our meals this past week.   I read somewhere that October 13th was  National Yorkshire Pudding Day . Home Cookin Chapter: Recipes From Thibeault’s Table Yorkshire Puddings==================Source: Barbara Kafka 3 large eggs1/2 teaspoon kosher salt1 cup all-purpose flour1 cup cool milk1/8 cup fat, reserved from roast Put the eggs in a large bowl…

Quilt, Curl and Tiger Stripe

Our newest boards. Our new long handled boards. Perfect as a serving board or a baguette/bread board. Visit our Maple Cutting Board Gallery

On The Menu

I love Diner Food. Hot Chicken Sandwich with Homemade Fries. Spaghetti Bolognese.  Pot Roast  – Comfort Food.  Veal Scallopini in a Chanterelle Cream Sauce and a side of pasta with a simple tomato basil sauce. Roast Strip Loin with Yorkshire puddings. Pasta with Chanterelle Mushrooms