Roast Chicken and How to Make Gravy

It seems at this time of year the question on roasting turkey and chicken comes up often on various cooking forums. Making gravy is another topic that comes up often. So I thought this would be a good time to do a post on both. I use the presalting method to season both chickens and…

Raspberry Pie

I had a craving for a Raspberry Pie. Luckily I had raspberries in the freezer that I  froze when they were in season. This is another pie recipe from Canadian  Living Magazine. One I have been using for years. In fact , many of my favourite pie recipes come from  Canadian Living. Print Recipe Raspberry…

Free Range local Cowichan Valley Lamb

Doesn’t get much better than this. Second time I have bought a free range lamb from Kathy and Nick. The best lamb I’ve ever tasted. This bag holds a whole lamb. 36 pounds dressed. Of course our first meal had to be  Rack of Lamb. Grilled and served with potatoes roasted in Duck fat. With…