This is our ninth American Thanksgiving and we have come a long way from November 2010 when we ate small turkey breast in soggy green beans in our Columbus OH (O H I O) temporary housing. Throughout the year I have learned how to better prepare each dish although I have never committed to replicating … More Thanksgiving 2019 Menu : comforting and indulging. Gobble Gobble!
Being spontaneous is fun but being planful is what I enjoy the most. Next week is Thanksgiving and I am taking the week off. We will travel locally to the Wine Country so there will be plenty of amazing food and wine and then a big Thanksgiving meal on Thursday! I thought I would set … More Meal Plan for November Week 3
Food shopping at this time of the year is great fun as you can feel the anticipation building up around Thanksgiving. Pumpkin puree, pumpkin spice everything and baking supplies move front and center at the grocery store as we get ready to celebrate. This week is action packed so I made sure all of our … More Meal Plan for November Week 2
In this recipe, chef Emma Cardarelli from Montreal revisits the iconic Italian Wedding Soup and elevates it to a meal of its own. The celery root adds a wonderful depth to the broth and the meatballs are soft and airy. From Josee Di Stasio cookbook A la Soupe. INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup of breadcrumbs 1 cup … More Emma’s Meal Soup by Josee Di Stasio
L’Enclyclopedie de la Cuisine de Jehane Benoit is an iconic French Canadian cookbook that was first published in 1963. I believe my mom received this cookbook when she got married in 1977 and it became a staple in her kitchen. My partner David also gifted me a re-edition for Christmas in 2004. Although the recipes … More Apple Crisp from Jehane Benoit
November is here and Daylight Saving Time ends tomorrow. It will be dark when walking out of work and we will crave satisfying food that sticks to the ribs. With this in mind, I assembled the below recipes for this week. Soups Giada’s House Soup : I went through a Giada craze a couple years … More Meal Plan for November Week 1
I received a lot of requests from followers for this recipe so I took it upon myself to create this blog and translate this recipe from my native Quebec to you! INGREDIENTS For the Broth 6 cups of low sodium chicken or vegetable broth 3 to 4 tbsp of soy sauce 2 tbsp of rice … More Ginger Turkey Meatballs Soup by Josee DiStasio