Salad Rules: Lessons in Greek

To be clear, I am not Greek. I have also never been to Greece. But when my parents came back from Greece, they said that my Greek salad was the closest they have ever gotten to being back. That is my only source of authority here. In Greek, “Greek Salad” is called horiatiki. Apparently this…

Take Stock: 5 Tips to Save Money and Get Flavour

Every home cook should make stock. My mother, the queen of our kitchen, always makes stock when she has chicken bones on hand. With quality stock in the freezer you are able to make fantastic soups and sauces. Even better, you save money and use up all the older looking carrots, celery and onions in…

Roasting Chicken: Befriend your Bird

My family tries to cook outside as much as possible, even in the winter. This is because the house does not get as hot, and the fact that the barbeque can be used for a whole bunch of things. Probably the best food you can cook that demonstrates the diversity of a grill is a…